[Dev] upgrading systemd, upgrading kernel

Stéphane Desneux stephane.desneux at open.eurogiciel.org
Tue Dec 24 10:17:28 GMT 2013

Oops: I made a mistake...

Murphy is not in the image. I wanted to say 'plymouth'... see below

Stéphane Desneux wrote:
> Hello all,
> I wish to add some details about the Tizen:Generic kernel:
> - we forked from IVI kernel and added support for more hardware (x86_64 build, a
> lot of extra modules etc.). We plan to have the generic kernel aligned on the
> latest stable kernel and share efforts with Artem to maintain both kernels (IVI
> and Generic).
> - the generic kernel should be created soon in gerrit (see
> https://bugs.tizen.org/jira/browse/TINF-397)
> - meanwhile, we have the Tizen:Generic kernel hosted on github:
> https://github.com/eurogiciel-oss/tizen-kernel-generic
> - the tizen:generic project is active on the Tizen OBS:
> https://build.tizen.org/project/show?project=Tizen%3AGeneric
> We expect to have the missing packages created soon and thus having some
> snapshots uploaded to download.tizen.org/snapshots/tizen/generic.
> We started to build images with our own repo last week and encountered problems;
> some are probably related to systemd and smack:
> - we had to disable murphy to allow the 'app' user to start weston (conflict on
> access to the DRI)

CORRECTION: we had to disable plymouth to allow the 'app' user to start weston 
(conflict on access to the DRI)

> - liveusb images don't boot yet because the initrd file built by dracut doesn't
> support security labels: the systemd embedded inside the initrd doesn't boot
> correctly
> - raw images work but starting a WRT widget makes weston crash.
> We'll work on solving these problems after the Christmas break. We can expect
> that solving the bugs on Tizen:Generic will help all profiles to have a stronger
> base system.
> Stay tuned as we'll communicate on Tizen:Generic soon to explain the perimeter,
> the objectives and the benefits.
> Happy Christmas !
> Stéphane

Stéphane Desneux
Intel OTC - Vannes/FR

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