[meta-ti] Beaglebone + Poky

Jack Mitchell ml at communistcode.co.uk
Wed May 23 01:44:23 PDT 2012

On 22/05/12 17:31, Denys Dmytriyenko wrote:
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 05:03:53PM +0100, Jack Mitchell wrote:
>> On 22/05/12 16:57, Gary Thomas wrote:
>>> On 2012-05-22 09:48, Jack Mitchell wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I am currently trying to boot my beagleboard with a mix of
>>>> Poky/Meta-ti/meta-oe, I can build the image without error
>>>> however when I start booting the board the kernel gets to
>>>> 'freeing init memory' and seems to hang, although the beaglebone
>>>> light is still flashing and it will still accept keystrokes.
>>>> Could anyone shed any light on the situation?
>>>> I am on the denzil branch for all three repositories.
>>>> I have tried with USB only and USB + AC Adapter.
>>> What image did you use?
>> core-image-minimal - it does have a few extra programs added via
>> IMAGE_INSTALL but they are userspace only so shouldn't be affecting
>> the boot.
> Couple suggestions:
> 1. What's your init system? Since you have meta-oe mixed with poky, check if
> there are any problems with sysvinit or systemd, in case there is some mix up
> or confusion between those two...
> 2. Check your /etc/inittab for the correct tty used for getty, but it doesn't
> look like it reaches the prompt yet...

I am using Poky defaults so I assume it will be sysvinit... however I 
did see systemd being built, what would be the outline procedure to 
check that mixing of systems isn't occurring? None of my reciepes have 
systemd support, but I assume something being pulled in from meta-oe does...

My getty is being pushed to ttyO0, is this correct for the beaglebone?



   Jack Mitchell (jack at embed.me.uk)
   Embedded Systems Engineer


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