SDK Download and Build
Listed below are the recommended requirements for downloading and building the SDK:
- CPU: x86_64 or better family processor
- Memory: 8GB or higher
- Disk: 10GB free hard disk space
- OS: Ubuntu 14.04 (tested) or higher
- Network: internet connection
Linux host setup
HINT: later version should also work.
$ sudo apt-get install git git-core qemu qemu-user-static debootstrap
Sudo without password
$ sudo visudo
Add this line at the end (change “james” to your username):
james ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL
Ctrl-X to leave, save your changes, and you're done!
The SDK is available on github.
We use Repo manage Git repositories. Clone Repo from android Git repositories or other mirrors and install it.
For Lindenis V5, download the SDK via:
$ repo init -u https://github.com/lindenis-org/manifest.git -b v5 $ repo sync
The Download time depends on your network connection speed. After finish the download, you should get below directories:
build build.sh debian device kernel tools u-boot
Start a branch for local workspace:
$ repo start v5 --all
Before building the source, you have to download a basic rootfs and toolchains.
Download the basic rootfs from FTP server with user 'ftp' (password: lindeni) and store to debian directory.
Download the image from FTP server with user 'ftp' (password: lindeni) and store to tools/build/toolchain directory (create directory if not exist).
For Lindenis V5 SBC:
$ source build/envsetup.sh All available platforms: 0. eagle(Allwinner-V5,sun8iw12p1,arm) 1. petrel(Allwinner-H3,sun8iw7p1,arm) 2. cuckoo(Allwinner-V3,sun8iw8p1,arm) Choice: 0 All available OS: 0. buildroot 1. debian Choice: 1 0. allwinner-dvb 1. lindeni-v5 Choice: 1
For MicroSD Card image:
$ ./build.sh flat-fw