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authorScott Rifenbark <>2011-07-01 18:25:04 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <>2011-07-21 10:59:19 +0100
commit3120247447cc230e87e578cf3a5dc8ee9bbdf873 (patch)
treee6498094f6e1a8e730c4710b6ec4b6b1ea45f804 /documentation/kernel-manual
parentfe438753ba4eef5511d9a1aad71469a5f8da277e (diff)
documentation/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml: partial - more edits to BSP procedure (From yocto-docs rev: 694b00c080633be874f2842badedf1e453038f88)
Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>
Diffstat (limited to 'documentation/kernel-manual')
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/documentation/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml b/documentation/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml
index 7afbb1cb25..e21d1137dd 100644
--- a/documentation/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml
+++ b/documentation/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml
@@ -1064,18 +1064,18 @@ That's it. Configure and build.
is the <filename>linux-yocto_git.bbappend</filename> file in the
<filename>meta-mymachine/recipes-kernel/linux</filename> directory
and the <filename>emenlow.conf</filename> configuration file in the
- <filename>meta-mymachine/conf/machine</filename> directory.
- Note that "linux-yocto" is the kernel specified in the <filename>mymachine.conf</filename>
- configuration file.</para></listitem>.
+ <filename>meta-mymachine/conf/machine</filename> directory as well as the
+ <filename>layer.conf</filename> file in the parent <filename>conf</filename> directory.
+ </para></listitem>.
<listitem><para>Rename the <filename>emenlow.conf</filename> file to <filename>mymachine.conf</filename>
- and fix or remove any configurations.</para></listitem>
+ and fix or remove any configurations.
+ You need to be sure that "mymachine" replaces "emenlow".
+ Note also that "linux-yocto" is the kernel specified in the configuration file.</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>Make sure the Yocto Project build process knows about the new BSP
layer by adding the layer to the <filename>bblayers.conf</filename> configuration
file located in the Yocto Project build tree at <filename>build/conf/bblayers.conf</filename>.
Adding the layer allows Bitbake to find the new layer.
- You also need to edit the <filename>layer.conf</filename> file located in the
- <filename>meta-mymachine/conf</filename> directory such that "mymachine" replaces
- "emenlow".</para></listitem>
+ </para></listitem>
@@ -1096,7 +1096,7 @@ That's it. Configure and build.
- Now create a branch in the local clone and push it to the bare clone:
+ Now be sure you are in the local clone and create a branch and push it to the bare clone:
<literallayout class='monospaced'>
$ git checkout -b yocto/standard/mymachine origin/yocto/standard/base
$ git push origin yocto/standard/mymachine:yocto/standard/mymachine