[fedora-arm] SheevaPlug / Fedora 12

omalleys at msu.edu omalleys at msu.edu
Mon Dec 20 16:03:46 UTC 2010

Quoting Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com>:

> On 12/20/10 14:58, Somebody in the thread at some point said:
>> You can just roll your own. If you download the linux kernel source.
>> There is a marvell/sheeva default config already there.
>> It took about an hour to compile using the default kernel/fs that
> You can build your kernel cross, the kernel and bootloader have a  
> good excuse for being built cross.  Then it's a few minutes on a  
> modern laptop.
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM/CrossToolchain
> I posted a spec patch to the list a few weeks ago that uplevels the  
> cross gcc to 4.5.1 and binutils to something recent if these ones  
> are too old for your kernel tree.

I should have probably mentioned that and qemu as well. Cross  
compilation is a few minutes, qemu is a few hours and the plug is  
about an hour.  I was just testing performance of kernel compiles with  
my plug so it was on my mind. :)

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