[fedora-arm] Question about f8 arm-linux rpms (xorg-x11)
ffileppo at libero.it
Wed May 28 14:25:23 UTC 2008
> > Hi all,
> Hi Francesco
> > I'd like to use rpms from
> > Everything/arm/os/Packages/) to get a working xorg/x11 server on my
> > embedded box.
> > I'm quite confused about various xorg-x11* packages, for example there
> > no xorg-x11-server rpm (only xorg-x11-server-utils).
> You need the URL that you mentioned and the one below -
> > Would anyone explain me which rpms are needed to get a working
> > server on my embedded box?
> The main idea is that you start with a 80MB base rootfs that has bash +
> yum + rpm. Afterwards you configure yum to get feeds from the fedora-8
> ARM repos (both the releases and updates); and once that's done you
> simply 'yum install' what you need.
> Do you have an initial rootfs with yum and rpm as indicated by previous
> email (emails referring to Fedora-ARM wikis)?
> If not then -
> 1. Get a working rootfs from -
> 2. Download and place the yum repo file config (URL below) into your
> /etc/yum.repo.d . Note that the repo file already indicates the releases
> and updates repos.
> 3. run 'yum clean all' to remove all history in yum database so next
> time you call 'yum' it will refresh it's database.
> 4. Install what you need. For example 'yum install xorg-x11-server-Xorg'
> and yum will automatically download and install all the dependencies.
> > Thank you,
> > Francesco
thanks for your answer and for your help.
I didn't notice the second URL (http://ftp.linux.org.uk/pub/linux/arm/fedora/pub/fedora/linux/updates/8/arm/) at first, so I was missing xorg-x11-server-Xorg rpm.
With this rpm I'm able to start the X server.
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