Is there a way to build a gumstix image with a custom bootup sequence? I
wanted to disabled most of the network related options, and make a few
changes to the files in the /etc folder.
I also want to add/remove a few packages to the image. I tried to edit the
task-base.bb file, but that seemed a bit cryptic to me reguarding the
Thanks for the help,
-Felipe B Cavalcanti
LARA - Laboratory of Robotics and Automation
Department of Electrical Engineering
UnB - University of Brasília, Brazil
On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 9:01 AM, Felipe Brandão Cavalcanti
> Is there a way to build a gumstix image with a custom bootup sequence? I
> wanted to disabled most of the network related options, and make a few
> changes to the files in the /etc folder.
The easiest way I've found is to simply create a conf-files
recipe/package that contains files to be overwritten. The are may
other ways to do this, including modifying the original recipe etc.
If you specify this conf-files last in the list of packages to
install, then it will overwrite the contents of previous packages.
You may run into problems with this if you plan to use opkg update,
but for most of my projects, we don't use opkg update in the field.
> I also want to add/remove a few packages to the image. I tried to edit the
> task-base.bb file, but that seemed a bit cryptic to me reguarding the
> package selection.
What I typically do is create a custom image
(http://bec-systems.com/web/content/view/79/9/). If you really want
fine control, you could start with minimal-image and specify all the
packages you want in the image manually in the image recipe. You can
still use the task-xxx groups in the IMAGE_INSTALL variable if they
contain what you want.