[meta-freescale] installing firmware-imx
otavio at ossystems.com.br
Tue Mar 5 08:57:51 PST 2013
On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 1:52 PM, Thomas Senyk
<thomas.senyk at pelagicore.com> wrote:
> On Tue, March 05, 2013 13:38:00 Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 9:34 AM, Thomas Senyk
>> <thomas.senyk at pelagicore.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I just tried to install the imx6 vpu firmware.
>> > I needed to do:
>> > IMAGE_INSTALL += "firmware-imx-vpu-imx6q"
>> > firmware-imx-vpu or firmware-imx is not working.
>> > .. that way my image is not only fsl-specific (which it already is due to
>> > fsl- codec) but also chip specific.
>> > Not sure I get this right, but the fsl-codecs are useless without the
>> > firmware, right?
>> > If so: maybe the fsl-codecs/gst-fsl-plugin should have a RDEPENDS on
>> > firmware- imx-vpu-<machine>?
>> Which image are you using? core-image-base and above ought to have the
>> right set of firmware out of box.
> Our own using 'inherit core-image'
> So it's similar to (/more then) 'core-image-base'
> I colleague found that adding packagegroup-base adds the firmware
> ... is that the right way of doing it?
Yes; this is the generic way of adding it. However it is automatically
done by every image inheriting core-image. So you must be doing:
IMAGE_INSTALL = "... "
And this is wrong, in this specific case. Please change it to:
CORE_IMAGE_EXTRA_INSTALL += " ... "
Otavio Salvador O.S. Systems
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