[yocto] toolchain

Gary Thomas gary at mlbassoc.com
Fri Jan 3 15:00:54 PST 2014

On 2014-01-03 15:48, Philip Balister wrote:
> Please post meta-xilinx questions to the meta-xilinx list.
> On 01/03/2014 11:46 AM, Edward Vidal wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I am currently working with the zedboard using a rootfs generated with a
>> dylan branch of yocto (gsl, gnuplot, gnuradio, java, vlc, v4l-utils, and
>> openCV with C920 camera).  My zImage and devicetree.dtb were built with
>> yocto sdk.  My BOOT.BIN (FSBL system.bit and u-boot) were built with 14.4
>> of Xilinx Tools.  This requires dual booting a CentOS 6.4 x86_64 (Xilinx
>> Tools) and Fedora19 x86_64 (Yocto).  I have not been able to run Yocto on
>> CentOS since the need for higher version of python.
>> Is it possible to generate a BOOT.BIN with the files generated with
>> Yocto?
> See:
> https://github.com/balister/meta-xilinx/tree/working-branch/recipes-bsp/u-boot
> Basically, I use a pre-compiled fsbl.elf. This only needs the bootgen
> command (from ISE) in the path. U-boot builds fine with the toolchain
> built in OE. (Also, you can build the fsbl with an OE toolchain last
> time I checked.
> Philip
>> This requires 2 toolchains.  I was checking the difference between the 2
>> see the attached files.
>> Should the difference between the toolchains be of concern going forward?
>> My Xilinx tools are node locked and I can only use on a single system.
>> Is there a method to run Yocto on CentOS6.4 x86_64?
>> Any and all help will be appreciated.

You could try installing the meta-toolchain which installs updated host
tools that Yocto can use.  Find them at

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world

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