|author||Brad Bishop <firstname.lastname@example.org>||Fri Aug 31 06:34:03 2018 -0400|
|committer||Brad Bishop <email@example.com>||Thu Sep 06 10:27:20 2018 -0400|
meta-arm: Move layer content from common/ Adopt a more conventional directory hierarchy. The current hierarchy was copied from meta-openpower which has also changed in a similar fashion. (From meta-arm rev: fee619108bf8d10a6a570fcca619339932d61f42) Change-Id: I485fd5ee62e9310ae13e09254fa12f8daed59a66 Signed-off-by: Brad Bishop <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The OpenBMC project can be described as a Linux distribution for embedded devices that have a BMC; typically, but not limited to, things like servers, top of rack switches or RAID appliances. The OpenBMC stack uses technologies such as Yocto, OpenEmbedded, systemd, and D-Bus to allow easy customization for your server platform.
sudo apt-get install -y git build-essential libsdl1.2-dev texinfo gawk chrpath diffstat
sudo dnf install -y git patch diffstat texinfo chrpath SDL-devel bitbake sudo dnf groupinstall "C Development Tools and Libraries"
git clone email@example.com:openbmc/openbmc.git cd openbmc
Any build requires an environment variable known as
TEMPLATECONF to be set to a hardware target. You can see all of the known targets with
find meta-* -name local.conf.sample. Choose the hardware target and then move to the next step. Additional examples can be found in the OpenBMC Cheatsheet
As an example target Palmetto
. openbmc-env bitbake obmc-phosphor-image
Additional details can be found in the docs repository.
Commits submitted by members of the OpenBMC GitHub community are compiled and tested via our Jenkins server. Commits are run through two levels of testing. At the repository level the makefile
make check directive is run. At the system level, the commit is built into a firmware image and run with an arm-softmmu QEMU model against a barrage of CI tests.
Commits submitted by non-members do not automatically proceed through CI testing. After visual inspection of the commit, a CI run can be manually performed by the reviewer.
Automated testing against the QEMU model along with supported systems are performed. The OpenBMC project uses the Robot Framework for all automation. Our complete test repository can be found here.
Support of additional hardware and software packages is always welcome. Please follow the contributing guidelines when making a submission. It is expected that contributions contain test cases.
Issues are managed on GitHub. It is recommended you search through the issues before opening a new one.
Features In Progress
Features Requested but need help
Dive deeper in to OpenBMC by opening the docs repository.