[Gta04-owner] First hw-validation release with Wheezy armhf 3.7

Neil Jerram neil at ossau.homelinux.net
Fri Jun 21 01:09:49 CEST 2013


"Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com> writes:

> Am 12.06.2013 um 22:03 schrieb Neil Jerram:
>
>> "Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com> writes:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> finally, I have released the first hw-validation image with
>>> a 3.7 kernel and armhf-Wheezy. The target is to have a feature
>>> complete kernel (incl. all sensors, all drivers, GPU, Camera,
>>> hw-voice-routing etc.) and some minimal GUI so that the
>>> /root/hw-test script can find out the health of all components.
>> 
>> That's great, thanks.  I'm currently experimenting on top of a similar
>> environment (armhf-wheezy rootfs + neil-plus kernel), and your
>> announcement has helped me realise that I could use your image as my
>> base instead of bootstrapping my own (which I haven't yet managed).
>
> Yes, it is a good starting point. But you can also just take the "bootstrap"
> script to see how it is done to get to a working wheezy image. Or
> start with the new image and bootstrap your own starting from there.

Could you add a rootfs.tar.gz to the download directory?  I.e. a tarball
that can be unpacked into a partition of an already prepared SD card.
At the moment, IIUC, there is only an image for an entire SD card.

Thanks,
        Neil


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