Tag Archives: stlinux

Cross-compiling udev

udev is the device manager for the Linux 2.6 kernel series. It takes care of handling all the devices in /dev, such as adding/removing devices, and loading firmware when a driver asks for it. Compiling and installing udev is a straight-forward procedure, but you need to pay attention to it’s requirements. The README file inside… Read More »

Installing STLinux2.3 in Ubuntu 9.04

The installation of STLinux in a Debian-based distribution doesn’t seem to be straight-forward because STLinux uses RPM as package manager whereas Ubuntu uses Debian’s DPKG. These package managers are completely different and incompatible, but you can have both installed on the same host and therefore STLinux installed on Ubuntu. For installing SLinux2.3 you’ll have to… Read More »