sort of a followup to my earlier post -- didn't know whether this
was an OE question, or meta-openembedded, or meta-ti ... but it's
definitely a BBB question so i'll ask here.
i'm looking for an openembedded-based build for a basic image for my
1) works right out of the box,
2) therefore, can be easily analyzed in a classroom, and
3) keeps up with the latest u-boot and kernel developments
at the moment, i'm using the meta-beagleboard layer to build a
core-image-minimal image, and that works fine -- the resulting u-boot
and kernel and rootfs objects give me a perfectly bootable system.
however, the kernel recipes from the meta-beagleboard are limited to
the 3.7 and 3.8 kernels, which is fine if i want stability, but i'm
willing to live dangerously in order to keep up with the latest
commits to both u-boot and the kernel.
i have all of the meta-ti and meta-angstrom and meta-arago layers
checked out, and i can see that the meta-ti layer has the image recipe
"ti-hw-bringup-image.bb", which sounds exactly like what i'm after --
a simple, stripped-down image focused on board bringup and
that image file contains the line:
so, obviously, i'll need the meta-angstrom layer for that
systemd-image.bb recipe file.
still in meta-ti, i can see the u-boot recipe file
u-boot-ti-staging_git.bb, which looks like it will let me keep up with
u-boot developments, and there's a linux-ti-staging_git.bb recipe file
for the kernel.
am i going down the right road here? can someone suggest a selection
of layers, and a choice of image, and any settings for
PREFERRED_PROVIDER and/or PREFERRED_VERSION that will give me the
generated artifacts for a BBB and incorporate state-of-the-art u-boot
and kernel versions?