Task #1 - Download the source code

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Yocto Project versions and names

 

See here the list of all yocto version names: Releases - Yocto Project 

 

The current stable release is Warrior

 

Preparing host environment


For virtual machine (VirtualBox):

Please set memory size minimal to 1GB and disk size to 32GB. (24Feb2014 Ubuntu 12.04LTS)

 

First, make sure your host PC has the required packages to run Yocto

 

The essential packages you need for a supported Ubuntu distribution are shown in the following command:

 

$ sudo apt-get build-dep qemu
$ sudo apt-get remove oss4-dev
$ sudo apt-get install gawk wget git-core diffstat unzip texinfo gcc-multilib \
  build-essential chrpath socat cpio python python3 python3-pip python3-pexpect \
  xz-utils debianutils iputils-ping python3-git python3-jinja2 libegl1-mesa libsdl1.2-dev \
  xterm

 

For other Linux distribution or newer Yocto Project release see here the updated list.

 

Download the source code from community

 

Install the repo

 

$ sudo apt-get install repo

 

Download the BSP source:

 

$ mkdir fsl-community-bsp
$ cd fsl-community-bsp
$ repo init -u https://github.com/Freescale/fsl-community-bsp-platform -b warrior
$ repo sync

 

Download the source code from NXP Code Aurora

 

See here the list of all BSP releases from NXP: imx-manifest - i.MX Release Manifest 

 

Currently, the latest NXP release how to is here: README - imx-manifest - i.MX Release Manifest 

 

To understand the difference between the 2 source code (community X NXP BSP) see here

 

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