Changes between Version 11 and Version 12 of newport/ubuntu


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Timestamp:
07/02/2018 11:46:41 AM (3 months ago)
Author:
Ryan Erbstoesser
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update links and explain bsp

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    44This page provides details on running Ubuntu on a Gateworks Newport Board.
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    6 See also:
    7  * the Gateworks [wiki:newport#BoardSupportPackagesBSPSoftware] software page for other Linux options on Newport products.
    8  * [wiki:/ubuntu Gateworks Ubuntu Page for general notes] 
     6Other references:
     7 * The Gateworks [wiki:newport#BoardSupportPackagesBSPSoftware Newport] software page for other Linux options on Newport products.
     8 * [wiki:/ubuntu Gateworks Ubuntu Page for generic notes] 
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    3333To install the kernel and root filesystem on a removable block storage device see [#disk-images below].
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    36 [=#disk-images]
    37 == Building a Bootable Disk Images ==
    38 You will want to build your own Ubuntu disk image if you want control over any of the following:
    39  * contents of root filesystem (packages and configuration) (see [#debootstrap debootsrap below)
    40  * configuration of the Linux kernel (see [wiki:newport/bsp#kernel newport/bsp/kernel])
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    42 See [wiki:newport/boot#disk-images newpowrt/boot/disk-images] for detailed instructions.
     35== BSP ==
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     37To build a complete Ubuntu image, including all the boot firmware, start with the [wiki:newport/bsp Newport BSP] page as the easiest option.
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    4540[=#debootstrap]
    4641== Root filesystem ==
     42This is to build the rootfs ONLY. To easily build an entire system image, including the boot firmware and Ubuntu, consider the [wiki:newport/bsp Newport BSP] page.
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    4744A popular way to create an Ubuntu root filesystem is to use the {{{deboostrap}}} utility on a Debian or Ubuntu host. This tool provides a 2-stage install where the second stage is within a chroot environment using qemu.
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     220[=#disk-images]
     221== Building a Bootable Disk Images ==
     222You will want to build your own Ubuntu disk image if you want control over any of the following:
     223 * Contents of root filesystem (packages and configuration) (see [#debootstrap debootsrap below)
     224 * Configuration of the Linux kernel (see [wiki:newport/bsp#kernel newport/bsp/kernel])
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     226See [wiki:newport/boot#disk-images newpowrt/boot/disk-images] for detailed instructions.