make used to include files/layers specified in
meta-columbia-x and now doesn’t
I’m having a problem lately building my linux distribution for an FX30 Cat-M, this is somewhat drawn-out so please bear with me. I have been developing a custom linux distribution and legato app for the fx-30 and have everything working fine on my development unit. I recently obtained a 2nd unit for our client and was in the process of configuring it with the custom distribution and application that I have developed. Prior to loading the new unit I wanted to include some directories and files in
home/root in the linux image so I didn’t have to scp them to the device so I added my own custom layer following the directions in the “Yocto and FX30 Application Note”: (https://forum.legato.io/uploads/short-url/hSSvsqgQs3wsPOkqwpDfzxLYEWq.pdf) it was here that I ran into my first problem:
While the application note says to add the custom layer information to
external.mk files in the
meta-columbia-x directory, when I made the edits to those files the new layer (
meta-custom) was not included in my build. Through trial and error I made the edits to the same files in them
meta-swi directory and then found that the custom layer was built and I found the files and directory included in directory
swi-linux-src/build_bin/tmp/work/swi_mdm9x28_wp-poky-linux-gnueabi/mdm9x28-image-minimal/1.0-r0.0/rootfs/home/root/ However, in
swi-linux-src/build_bin/tmp/deploy/images/swi-mdm9x28-wp I do not find the expected file
boot-yocto-legato_wp77xx.cwe but rather only
yocto_wp77xx.4k.cwe and when I download this to my FX30 the files added by my layer are not found. Also prior to adding my custom layer I had made changes to
swi-linux-src/meta-columbia-x/rootfs/recipes/init-ifupdown/files/iptables.rules adding some rules needed for my application, however, when I built the image the
iptables.rules file is not included. Bottom line is it seems that for some reason in my build environment the
meta-columbia-x folder/layer is not being processed.
I’m using the
swi-linux-src from the
leaf getsrc swi-linux command and have package
swi-fx30-catm_1.0.0 "SDK for FX30-CATM (Release 9.1.1.013 + Legato 18.06.1)" installed.
I have a working version of my firmware and when I run
swicwe -P on it I get the following content list:
Type Size(Exclude Header) Product Compress Version *SPKG 36722056 Y931 0 9999999_9999999_?_?_?_?_? *APPL 526008 Y931 0 Fri Dec 13 14:50:02 EST 2019 APBL 525608 9X06 0 1.3.0_838aec2863 *APPL 31738000 Y931 0 Fri Dec 13 14:50:02 EST 2019 SYST 22544384 9X06 0 Fri Dec 13 14:50:02 EST 2019 APPS 9192816 9X06 0 3.18.44 20191205144811 3.18.44 20191213135833 3.18.44 20191213144959 *APPL 4456848 Y921 0 18.06.1_78dcbb9d788329aa62d6846110371fe1 USER 4456448 9X28 0 18.06.1_78dcbb9d788329aa62d6846110371fe1
The image now built with
make only has this:
Type Size(Exclude Header) Product Compress Version *APPL 30161040 Y921 0 Sat Feb 1 10:11:44 EST 2020 SYST 20971520 9X28 0 Sat Feb 1 10:11:44 EST 2020 APPS 9188720 9X28 0 3.18.44 20200201094341 3.18.44 20200201100126 3.18.44 20200201101142
One other item that’s changed is that I installed the VS Code support for leaf - I suspect that may have broken something in my build environment.
Any ideas on how to fix this?