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authorWade Farnsworth <wfarnsworth@users.noreply.github.com>2019-09-16 07:25:21 -0700
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meta-amd/docs: add setup, build, deploy & customize instructions
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+# 2. Setting up and starting a build
+After [setting up the build system](SETUP.md), we can build images or
+recipes for a target machine (or BSP).
+Running the commands in the instructions below will setup a build for
+a selected AMD BSP, and start a build:
+### 2.1. Select a BSP
+Set the environment variable `MACHINE` to one of the
+[supported AMD BSPs](meta-amd-bsp/README.md) (change the
+`<machine-name>` in the following example accordingly):
+### 2.2. Setup the build environment for selected BSP
+Source the *oe-init-build-env* script:
+source ./oe-init-build-env build-${MACHINE}-warrior
+Set the `MACHINE` and `DISTRO` bitbake environment variables in the
+`conf/local.conf` (or `auto.conf`):
+tee conf/auto.conf <<EOF
+DL_DIR ?= "\${TOPDIR}/../downloads"
+SSTATE_DIR ?= "\${TOPDIR}/../sstate-cache"
+DISTRO = "poky-amd"
+Add the required layers to the build configuration:
+bitbake-layers add-layer ../meta-openembedded/meta-oe
+bitbake-layers add-layer ../meta-openembedded/meta-python
+bitbake-layers add-layer ../meta-openembedded/meta-networking
+bitbake-layers add-layer ../meta-dpdk
+bitbake-layers add-layer ../meta-amd/meta-amd-distro
+bitbake-layers add-layer ../meta-amd/meta-amd-bsp
+### 2.3. Start the build
+Build one of the supported image recipes:
+bitbake <image-name> -k
+###### where `<image-name>` is to be replaced with one of the supported images for the selected AMD BSP.
+###### (e.g. `core-image-sato` or `core-image-base`)
+#### What's next
+Continue to "[section 3 - deploy](DEPLOY.md)" for instructions on
+booting the target with the newly built image.
+You can also [customize the image](CUSTOMIZE.md) by enabling/disabling
+certain configurable features. Make sure to re-build the image before
+deploying the customized build.