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Generate a ext4 filesystem image in Yocto

An easy way to generate a ext4 filesystem image is to add the following to conf/local.conf IMAGE_FSTYPES_append=” ext4″

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Using your Linux host as a opkg package server

It is very useful to have your computer working as a opkg package server in the sence that you can install packages built and test instantly instead of rebuilding the entire image. To enable this I did the following: Install … Continue reading

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Replacing busybox-httpd with nginx in yocto

To replace busybox webserver with nginx follow these steps: 1. Remove CONFIG_HTTPD and CONFIG_FEATURE_HTTPD from the busybox defconfig 2. Remove any special considerations made in your busybox_XXX.bbappend regarding httpd webserver. 3. Add meta-webserver layer to your bblayers.conf BBLAYERS ?= ” … Continue reading

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