[OE-core] Do we have a package that installs the kernel headers and config into the target?
dexuan.cui at intel.com
Fri Apr 6 06:41:17 CEST 2012
Darren Hart wrote on 2012-04-06:
> On 04/05/2012 08:20 PM, Cui, Dexuan wrote:
>> In a typical Linux distribution, there is a build link(or directory)
>> that specifies the directory where the kernel headers and kernel config
>> are put.
>> E.g. in my Ubuntu 11.04, a package linux-headers-2.6.38-8-generic
> installs .config, include/ and Kconfig into
> /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.38-8-generic/ and makes a link
> /lib/modules/2.6.38-8-generic/build to point to the directory.
>> However, looks in Yocto, we don't have such a package? Do we have a
>> plan to add it?
>> I'm asking the question because in the ESDC contest, the students found in
> Yocto they couldn't build the wifi driver's source code that was
> downloaded from realtek.com:
> 8&Level=5&Conn=4&ProdID=226&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false&Downloads =true
>> In Ubuntu, they can build the driver fine.
> There is an open bug:
Glad to know this is a know bug.
I personally think it would be pretty nice if we can fix this bug soon
since the students are being frustrated by this...
And, in the Build Appliance (self-hosted-image) work, we want to
enable the vmware guest's VMware Tools. This also requires the ability
to build kernel module in the target.
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