[oe-users] new kernel problem
mca at apss.it
Wed Dec 5 17:00:12 CET 2007
I forgot a "PROVIDES = virtual/kernel" in <myname><version>.bb
Marco Cane wrote:
> hi to everybody,
> I have another nice problem with OE.
> Finally I managed to compile a personalized distro, with a small X11,
> a wm, Java support and few other programs but today I encountered a
> new problem.
> I want to install my personal kernel (22.214.171.124, patched to support
> SquashFS) and I followed these steps:
> 1. I created a file named <myname>_<version>.bb into
> 2. I created a directory <myname> with all files I need (kernel
> sources, patches and .config)
> 3. I tried a bitbake -b <myname> -c compile and a bitbake <myname> and
> all complete successfully
> The problem is that the compilation of the full distro ignores the
> variable PREFERRED_PROVIDER_virtual/kernel = "<myname>" (and
> PREFERRED_VERSION_myname = "xyz"); bitbake tells me that "several
> provider are available for virtual/kernel" (that I never set up) and
> suggests me to set a PREFERRED_PROVIDER.
> I've inserted PREFERRED_PROVIDER in several places but without success:
> 1. into local.conf
> 2. into angstrom2007.1.conf
> 3. into x86.conf instead of PREFERRED_PROVIDER_virtual/kernel = "linux"
> 4. into mymachine.conf
> Any suggestion? I know that I can work without include my personal
> kernel but if it works I can fully authomate the whole process. Thanks
> in advance
> p.s. the file named <myname>_<version>.bb contains also a
> specification about what machine can use it (<mymachine> of course)
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