mschnell at lumino.de
Tue Jul 19 13:22:32 CEST 2011
On 07/19/2011 12:19 PM, David Abdurachmanov wrote:
> For installing additional packages I would suggest you building it yourself and installing on machine: opkg install<package_name.ipk>
opkg did load the .ipg files, but when trying to install them I get:
root at da850-omapl138-evm:~# ls -l ppp*
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1118 May 15 07:59
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 146258 May 15 07:59
root at da850-omapl138-evm:~# opkg install ppp_2.4.3-r9.6_armv5te.ipk
* gz_open: fork: Cannot allocate memory.
* pkg_init_from_file: Failed to extract control file from
> OpenEmbedded (OE) metadata is used for cross-compiling packages and building kernel, u-boot, x-load, rootfs images. Now they have changes directory structure, to oe-core, meta-oe, and of course there is Angstrom meta layer. There should some instructions how to combine every layer and setup Bitbake to build up-to-date Angstrom images and packages.
As there is nothing relevant on this device, I could start with a
completely new installation from the sources. But right now I did not
look for instructions on how to do this.
> As I remember all modules are build-in into kernel, that's why there is no external ones. In other words, kernel doesn't depend on rootfs image (I think).
> You can easily change kernel without changing any files on rootfs and vice versa.
Because of the said memory problem, I suppose I can't unpack a Kernel
> I hope this answered at least some of the questions.
Thanks a lot !!!
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