Gentoo Archives: gentoo-embedded

From: solar <solar@g.o>
To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To?
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 21:22:16
Message-Id: 1138051245.21260.417.camel@onyx
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To? by Dennis Taylor
Please stop creating a brand new thread for every post when it's really 
a RE: to an existing thread. If it's your email client doing it then 
please install a functional one.


On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 15:45 -0500, Dennis Taylor wrote:
> Well, I blew that one. I decided to start over just in case I had > missed something. Unfortunately, I failed to umount portage before I > did rm -rf on the staging area. Now, I do not have /usr/portage. Some > days are like that. :-( > > Does anyone know if it is possible to recover just portage without > starting all over? > > -----Original Message----- > From: Heath Holcomb [mailto:liquidcable@×××××.com] > Sent: Monday, January 23, 2006 1:32 PM > To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o > Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To? > > I wrote the how-to. I haven't built a system in several weeks, so > portage has changed a bit (and ebuilds). I plan on updating the how-to > in a week or two, if I discover new problems (looks like there are > some). > > -- > heath holcomb > liquidcable at bulah.com > www.bulah.com > > On Monday 23 January 2006 12:28, Dennis Taylor wrote: > > Having followed the other link to > > http://www.bulah.com/embedded-guide.html, which seems to be more up to > > > date, am still having problems. At step 3 I get the following > response. > > > > clwsapp07 root # ROOT=/embedded_rootfs emerge -K uclibc Calculating > > dependencies !!! There are no packages available to satisfy: "uclibc" > > !!! Either add a suitable binary package or compile from an ebuild. > > > > I thought all the previous steps went OK. Even some of the > > workarounds seem to no longer be needed. Any ideas? > > > > > > > > ________________________________ > > > > From: Joshua ChaitinPollak [mailto:jpollak@×××××××××××.com] > > Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 11:16 AM > > To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o > > Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To? > > > > > > This is what I use: > > > > http://www.bulah.com/embeddedgentoo.html > > > > My installation is 6 mb, since I'm installing into 32 mb, I haven't > > tried too hard to pair it down. I'm installing on Soekris net4526 > > boards. Keep in mind there are somethings you can do after you build > > you filesystem with Gentoo to make the install even smaller: > > > > Remove /usr/include > > Remove all .keep files > > Audit the rest of the file system for unnecessary files, expecially > > /etc and /var > > > > I have a series of scripts I've written to automate the process > > described in the above howto, and I would like to publish them > > shortly, but please don't hold your breath. :) > > > > -Josh > > > > On Jan 20, 2006, at 10:55 AM, Dennis Taylor wrote: > > > > > > I have tried various ways of building a root fs with uClibc, but > to > > no avail. I have monitored this list long enough to know that someone > > > out there has done it. I need to do it for and X86 target that must > > fit in about 1.5 MB of flash that gets copied to RAM and started. > > > > > > The "out of the box" configuration I linked to from the uClibc > site > > fails in various ways. I like the Gentoo way of doing things, but the > > > HOWTO link I saved a while back does not work. > > > > Any pointers to documents that would help me succeed would be > greatly > > appreciated. > > > > Dennis Taylor > > -- > gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list > > > >
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Re: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To? Joshua ChaitinPollak <jpollak@×××××××××××.com>