Re: Specified SDKMACHINE value is not valid

Ross Burton <ross@...>

As per
the value isn't a target MACHINE, but a name that is present in

If you want to build a SDK to run on an arm host, you most likely want
aarch64. A 32-bit Arm SDK hasn't been tested, but writing a new
configuration file for that shouldn't be that difficult.


On Mon, 1 Nov 2021 at 06:27, jchludzinski via
<> wrote:

NEWBIE question!

I tried building and I get: "Specified SDKMACHINE value is not valid"

pi@raspberrypi ~/p/build> bitbake core-image-minimal
/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/html5lib/_trie/ DeprecationWarning: Using or importing the ABCs from 'collections' instead of from '' is deprecated, and in 3.8 it will stop working
from collections import Mapping
WARNING: Host distribution "raspbian-10" has not been validated with this version of the build system; you may possibly experience unexpected failures. It is recommended that you use a tested distribution.
ERROR: OE-core's config sanity checker detected a potential misconfiguration.
Either fix the cause of this error or at your own risk disable the checker (see sanity.conf).
Following is the list of potential problems / advisories:

Specified SDKMACHINE value is not valid

Summary: There was 1 WARNING message shown.
Summary: There was 1 ERROR message shown, returning a non-zero exit code.

I've tried setting SDKMACHINE to 'arm' and 'qemuarm' but get the same message?

Obviously I failed to do something (properly)?


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