[uClinux-dev] Adding new board support in latest snapshot

Dave_Pfaltzgraff at patapsco.com Dave_Pfaltzgraff at patapsco.com
Wed Nov 14 08:20:19 EST 2001





Dave Pfaltzgraff at PATAPSCO
11/14/2001 08:20 AM

TomW responded:
>> The kernel itself still operates as it always has.  You need entries in
>> Boards.mk and so on.  What a number of platforms do is check if the value
>> has been defined (ie., CROSS_COMPILE),  if not,  default it to something
>> normal,  otherwise use the one from the environment (config.arch).
>>
>> > cp: vendors/Netlink/ExpressLink/config.linux: No such file or directory
>>
>> The above error from below says you do not have a default config.linux in
>> the vendors/VendorName/Product dir either.  As gerg suggested,  copy one
>> from somewhere else and then customise it.  Although if you don't mind
>> starting from scratch then it should still work fine ;-)
>>
>
> Hmmm... you think that we need a HOWTO for this?  It does take a bit of
> exploring to get used to making the changes to the system?

After the (minor) problems I went through, I'm definitely in favor of said
HOWTO. In my case is would have saved a fair amount of anguish for me - and
a fair amount of traffic on this list. One problem though is: Where could
it be found?

Thanks for the great work!
Dave


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