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  sudo chroot ./armel-lenny
  sudo chroot ./armel-lenny
Now make modifications to the system:
Set hostname and password:
Set hostname and password:

Revision as of 05:57, 15 March 2019


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Building at91bootstrap

Get the sources with:

   git clone -b olimex https://github.com/OLIMEX/at91bootstrap.git

Go to the cloned folder and select SAM9-L9260 configuration:

   cd at91bootstrap
   make sam9_l9260_uboot_defconfig

Compile the sources with:

   make CROSS_COMPILE=arm-linux-gnueabi-

The bootstrap file can be found at:


Building kernel

Get the sources:

   git clone --depth 1 --branch linux-5.0.y git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux.git

Preparing rootfs

In this tutorial Debian Lenny will be used. The build process may vary, depending on host PC system. The following instructions are tested on Ubuntu 18.04.

Install required packages:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install -y debootstrap qemu-arm-static mtd-utils

Create empty directory, which will contain the new rootfs:

mkdir armel-lenny

Run debootstrap and wait to finish:

sudo qemu-debootstrap --arch armel lenny ./armel-lenny

Login into the new rootfs with:

sudo chroot ./armel-lenny

Set hostname and password:

echo 'sam9-l9260' > /etc/hostname

Set locales:

apt-get install locales
dpkg-reconfigure locales


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