[linux-yocto] Contribute meta-installer to yocto
hongxu.jia at windriver.com
Tue Nov 21 00:58:24 PST 2017
On 2017年11月21日 16:30, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> On 2017-11-21 12:41 AM, Hongxu Jia wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Wind River has maintained meta-installer for several years,
>> and now we want to contribute it to yocto community.
>> This layer provides an installation program based on
>> OE platform. The installation program is anaconda from
>> fedora, which is the installer of distribution Fedora,
>> RedHat and Centos.
> I think you have missed your target audience. This list is for yocto specific kernel changes. It is not for addition of new layers.
Sorry for the wrong place, I will correct it and resend
>> The version of anaconda in meta-installer is 26.21.11
>> which is based on Fedora 26.
>> The meta-insatller requires:
>> - systemd as init manager
>> - python3
>> - dnf2/rpm4
>> - gobject-introspection which requires qemu-usermode
>> in MACHINE_FEATURES
>> The meta-installer provides:
>> - graphic install and text install.
>> - package based (dnf/rpm) install and image (copy)
>> based install.
>> - package based (dnf/rpm) install from local and
>> remote rpm sources such as CDs and DVDs, images
>> stored on a hard drive, NFS, HTTP, and FTP.
>> - kickstart install which provides a fully unattended
>> installation that can be duplicated on scores of machines.
>> - install over VNC on headless machines.
>> - timezone setting.
>> - root password setting.
>> - user account creation.
>> - a variety of advanced storage devices including
>> LVM, Btrfs, Ext4, and filesystem encryption.
>> The repository of meta-installer is temporary on the github
>> for review:
>> In above github, the logo picture is undefined, if yocto
>> could accept this layer, I will update the picture with
>> "Yocto project Compatible".
>> The attachments are the snapshots of a package based
>> Hopefully it is helpful for yocto, and any feedback is
>> If yocto is interested in this layer and will accept it,
>> I could send pull request or some one directly fetch
>> from above github master branch.
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