BeagleBoardFedora

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Random hacking notes for getting Fedora 10 to kinda work with the BeagleBoard. ;)

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM

and use one of my CC* images.. http://www.rcn-ee.com/deb/kernel/

Patches: http://rcn-ee.homeip.net:83/fedora-patches/

Fix things

Note: before you boot, patch isn't installed by default..

yum

--- ../fedora-10-orig/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/rpmUtils/arch.py	2008-10-29 09:30:20.000000000 -0500
+++ ./usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/rpmUtils/arch.py	2009-02-21 11:45:09.000000000 -0600
@@ -57,7 +57,8 @@
     "alpha":      "noarch",
 
     # arm
-    "armv61": "armv5tejl",
+    "armv7l": "armv6l",
+    "armv6l": "armv5tejl",
     "armv5tejl": "armv5tel",
     "armv5tel": "noarch",

rpm

--- ../fedora-10-orig/usr/lib/rpm/rpmrc	2009-01-05 13:40:36.000000000 -0600
+++ ./usr/lib/rpm/rpmrc	2009-03-06 15:26:39.000000000 -0600
@@ -65,6 +65,7 @@
 optflags: armv5tel -O2 -g -march=armv5te
 optflags: armv5tejl -O2 -g -march=armv5te
 optflags: armv6l -O2 -g -march=armv6
+optflags: armv7l -O2 -g -march=armv7-a
 
 optflags: atarist -O2 -g -fomit-frame-pointer
 optflags: atariste -O2 -g -fomit-frame-pointer
@@ -138,6 +139,7 @@
 arch_canon:     armv5tel: armv5tel 	12
 arch_canon:     armv5tejl: armv5tejl 	12
 arch_canon:     armv6l: armv6l 	12
+arch_canon:     armv7l: armv7l 	12
 
 arch_canon:	m68kmint: m68kmint	13
 arch_canon:	atarist: m68kmint	13
@@ -245,6 +247,7 @@
 buildarchtranslate: armv5tel: armv5tel
 buildarchtranslate: armv5tejl: armv5tejl
 buildarchtranslate: armv6l: armv6l
+buildarchtranslate: armv7l: armv7l
 
 buildarchtranslate: atarist: m68kmint
 buildarchtranslate: atariste: m68kmint
@@ -326,6 +329,7 @@
 arch_compat: parisc: noarch
 
 arch_compat: armv4b: noarch
+arch_compat: armv7l: armv6l
 arch_compat: armv6l: armv5tejl
 arch_compat: armv5tejl: armv5tel
 arch_compat: armv5tel: armv4tl
@@ -429,6 +433,7 @@
 buildarch_compat: mipsel: noarch
 
 buildarch_compat: armv4b: noarch
+buildarch_compat: armv7l: armv6l
 buildarch_compat: armv6l: armv5tejl
 buildarch_compat: armv5tejl: armv5tel
 buildarch_compat: armv5tel: armv4tl

Tools, You may want on your partition before you boot

dhclient = http://ftp.linux.org.uk/pub/linux/arm/fedora/pub/fedora/linux/releases/10/Everything/arm/os/Packages/dhclient-4.0.0-30.fc10.armv5tel.rpm

wget = http://ftp.linux.org.uk/pub/linux/arm/fedora/pub/fedora/linux/releases/10/Everything/arm/os/Packages/wget-1.11.4-1.fc10.armv5tel.rpm

nano = http://rcn-ee.homeip.net:81/dl/fedora/fc10.0/RPMS/armv7l/nano-2.0.6-4.fc10.armv7l.rpm

armv7l

Note; this is just my first pass at rebuilding all rpm's, so things are bound to break, and they will. So only dive in head first if you don't mind.

Add to fedora.repo

[fedora-armv7l]
name=Fedora armv7l
baseurl=http://rcn-ee.homeip.net:81/dl/fedora/fc10.0/RPMS/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0

gpgkey: http://rcn-ee.homeip.net:81/dl/fedora/fc10.0/RPM-GPG-KEY-rcn-ee.com