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Embedded Linux Systems with the Yocto Project™ by Rudolf J. Streif

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7. Building a Custom Linux Distribution

In the preceding chapters, we laid the foundation for using the Yocto Project tools to build custom Linux distributions. Now it is time that we put that knowledge to work.

Chapter 2, “The Yocto Project,” outlined the prerequisites for the build system and how to set up your build host, configure a build environment, and launch a build that creates a system ready to run in the QEMU emulator. In this chapter, we reuse that build environment. If you have not yet prepared your build system, we recommend that you go back to ...

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