[Dev] Announce: Tizen:Common armv7l images available on tizen.org
stephane.desneux at open.eurogiciel.org
Wed Aug 13 14:02:20 GMT 2014
I still have things to tweak on OBS project to activate ARM-X11 :)
Philippe, it may be a good idea to dump your HOWTO on a wiki page ? (or
is it already done ?).
Intel OTC - Vannes/FR
On 13/08/2014 15:05, Philippe Coval wrote:
> As previously announced Tizen:Common is able to boot on ARM architecture
> ( watch video :
> https://dockr.eurogiciel.fr/blogs/embedded/tizen-for-arm-qemu-device/ )
> Now let's me announce that
> generic ARM images are released on tizen's infra (thanks sdx)
> and can be used as a base.
> The default platform is ARM vexpress because it has good (best?) qemu
> and anyone would be able to use it as long as QEmu is available.
> Here the few steps to use it :
> Download and unpack
> from :
> Mount kernel partition :
> sudo mount -o loop "TZBOOT.img" "/tmn/mnt/TZBOOT.img"
> Switch VM on :
> cmdline=" root=/dev/mmcblk0 rootfstype=ext4 rootwait rootdelay=3 rw "
> net=" -net nic -net user -redir tcp:$port::22 "
> qemu-system-arm \
> -M vexpress-a9 -m 521M \
> $net \
> -kernel "$kernel" \
> -serial stdio -append "$cmdline" \
> -drive if="sd,cache=unsafe,file=$disk" \
> Log messages will print on console,
> until a black screen replaces them (missing DRM).
> Since this target does not support Graphics acceleration,
> the framebuffer renderer must be selected until
> I'll submit a weston patch to select fb as fallback.
> So, let's apply this workaround fix before restarting graphics env .
> ssh -p $port root at localhost \
> sed \
> -e 's|/usr/bin/weston |/usr/bin/weston --backend=fbdev-backend.so
> |g' \
> -i "/usr/lib/systemd/system/display-manager-run.service"
> This unsupported GPU is a major limitation,
> so don't expect to run crosswalk or qtquick2 (boths needs GLES),
> but this can help to validate the core of system.
> Now I can help to document how to use Tizen:Common
> for your favourite architecture.
> and provide some Tizen:Common
> for other targets (feel free to create some bugs)
> Got renesas, exynos which is supposed to get GPU support soon, and sunxi
> devices too.
> Watch out coming changes at : https://wiki.tizen.org/wiki/ARM
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