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HOWTO: Cross Compiling the Kernel for The Mini2440

In today's tutorial, I will show you how to cross compile the linux kernel for the mini2440 using patched sources designed to work with the mini2440 hardware. Knowing how to compile your own kernel is a must for embedded programmers.


If you have any questions, please ask in the forum.

kernel panic - not syncing : VFS: unable to mount root FS on unknown-block

Been getting errors mounting your filesystems located on SD cards? Keep reading...

HOWTO: Bootstrapping Gentoo on the Mini2440

I've been working on getting Gentoo running on my Micro2440 for the past couple of days. I thought I'd share with you how I got it running.

HOWTO: Booting from SD card using U-Boot

Many many people want to know how to boot their Mini2440 or Micro2440 off of an SD card and I'm going to show you how.

HOWTO: Getting Started With OpenEmbedded

This not so small tutorial is designed to give you a starting point for building root filesystems for your Micro2440 and Mini2440 boards using the OpenEmbedded development "kit". I've discussed this some in previous entries on the blog, but I think it's time I show you how to do it for yourself.

Finally Getting Somewhere with OE and U-Boot

After what seems like forever, trying to resolve a problem getting consistently working images and kernels, I've finally figured out the problem.

HOWTO: Using U-Boot

Well you finally have a working U-boot bootloader on your Mini2440 or Micro2440, well here are the instructions for actually flashing kernel images and root filesystems using it...