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Yocto for Raspberry Pi by Petter Mabäcker, Pierre-Jean Texier

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Chapter 2.  Building our First Poky Image for the Raspberry Pi

In this chapter, we will try to understand the basic concepts of the Poky workflow. Using the Linux command line, we will proceed with the different steps required to download, configure, and prepare the Poky Raspberry Pi environment and generate an image that can be used by the target.

Installing the required packages for the host system

The steps necessary for the configuration of the host system depend on the Linux distribution used. Indeed, it is advisable to use one of the Linux distributions maintained and supported by Poky. This is to avoid wasting time and energy in setting up the host system. Currently, the Yocto Project is supported on the following distributions:

  • Ubuntu ...

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