Recipe for setting up OpenEmbedded environment on wiki

Lars Hallberg lah at
Sun Feb 11 16:45:16 CET 2007

michael at skrev:
> On Sat, 10 Feb 2007, Phil Schaffner wrote:
> .....
>> Not quite ready to start replacing things like binutils and coreutils on
>> an Enterprise Linux class system.  Have already hacked it up more than I
>> like for this exercise.  Unfortunately, perhaps FC6 is a better
>> Red-Hat-family platform for these development efforts, or perhaps a
>> chroot environment is in order.
>> Suggestions?
> How about Vmware? There should be a free download from Vmware's site, 
> and they
> have a free Ubuntu virtual machine, all set up and ready to run. Takes some
> memory, and some download time. I use Vmware extensively and love it.

Linux VServer is an alternative with less overhead:

Virtual servers use the same kernel as the host, but the distribution in 
the virtual servers may be different.

But it patches the kernel. A simple shroot might be better.


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