Building a custom distro for GTA02

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Sat Jul 19 07:38:32 CEST 2008

Am Samstag 19 Juli 2008 03:10:41 schrieb Alessandro Sappia:
> I'm trying to see how to create BitBake recipe to have the bare
> minimal packages, but I suppose
> it already exists (i saw a
> I succeed (after something like 12 hours) to build the
> openmoko-devel-image, but that image
> is already full of software.
> I searched on the wiki about this topic, but I didn't find so many
> info about it. (suggestion, where to learn,
> samples...)

The OpenEmbedded wiki and manuals should be helpful.

> another thing is that I would like to run make menuconfig to see what
> options are available
> to the kernel compilation (I don't think I'll change too much, just to
> play with it),
> I put a
> oe_runmake menuconfig
> just after
> yes '' | oe_runmake oldconfig
> in ${OEDIR}/packages/linux/
> (included from ${OEDIR}/packages/linux/linux/
> I was expecting to have make menuconfig launched just after the
> oldconfig, but that didn't happened.

You better do this 'offline', not as part of a build. Try:

bitbake -c devshell virtual/kernel.

In the terminal window that opens then:

make menuconfig ARCH=arm CROSS_COMPILE=arm-linux-


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