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Ubuntu Natty on Pandaboard: Native Build Steps

Natty on Pandaboard


When I decided to make changes in the Ubuntu Natty Linux kernel (Version 2.6.38) for Pandaboard on my laptop. I thought, it would be a straight forward affair to build it and flash the generated image onto the Pandaboard’s SD card and see it running smoothly…

That time did not know that I would need to change my plan and search the Internet for right build instructions, which eventually I could not find.

Later I decided to go for another option, native build the Kernel on the Pandaboard itself..

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Posted by on October 1, 2011 in Linux, Pandaboard, Technical


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Useful Linux Commands: Part III

Linux Tools


This post continues from Useful Linux Commands: Part I , Useful Linux Commands: Part I and list the commands which I found special in embedded Linux environment.

While working on Pandaboard related project, which boots using a SD card, I needed to backup the SD card before I experimented with boot sequences, display resolution, etc. I knew direct cpying the two partitions (FAT32 and linux partition) to backup may not be a 100% backup.

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Posted by on September 30, 2011 in Linux, Programming, Technical


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