[GTALUG] Cubox Dev Platform OS images?

Tim Tisdall tisdall at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 13:55:00 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jan 2, 2015 at 11:13 PM, Lennart Sorensen <
lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 02, 2015 at 11:30:58AM -0500, Thomas Milne wrote:
> > It sounds like it. Wow.
> >
> > So can I boot into that Debian system and compile a new kernel from
> inside
> > that? And do I need to know what options to choose at compile and modules
> > to load for Cubox hardware or is that automatic?
> Kernel config is not automatic.  That bit you have to deal with.

There wiki shows this command: "make cubox_defconfig"  So, they've already
created a default configuration for you to start from.

> Pardon my dumb questions. I was reading this, about installing Debian and
> > compiling a new kernel:
> >
> > http://www.solid-run.com/archive/mw/index.php/Debian_netboot_installer
> >
> > I might be in over my head. Those instructions assume that I know how to
> do
> > a lot of things that I do not.
> That's the problem when the people writing the instructions know what
> they are doing already.

I guess the best thing to do is start from the beginning and when you're
stuck you can post on the mailing list the specific problem you're having
and someone should be able to help.  (Also, you after you figure out what's
missing you could modify their wiki to either have the info you need or
link to it)
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