1.5 Preparing and building your Linux kernel
Streamline requires that you build your Linux kernel with certain options enabled. These instructions are specific to building a Linux kernel. Ignore these steps if you are running Android.
To prepare your kernel for use with Streamline, follow
Download one of the supported versions of the Linux kernel and configure it.
See the topic 1.3 Streamline prerequisites for the list of supported
For instructions on how to do this and the required kernel code, visit
You can build and configure the
gator driver gator.ko
by copying the
gator driver source directly into the Linux kernel source tree. On Linux,
this code is located in the directory /usr/local/DS-5/sw/streamline/gator/driver/
. For more
information, see the topic 1.8 Building the gator module
Enter the following command in your shell to export the cross
To specify that this build is for an ARM® architecture, enter the following
command in your shell:
Enter the following to build the configuration file specific to your
in the command with one of
the configuration files located in the your_kernel/arch/arm/configs directory appropriate for your
platform or with a configuration file provided by a vendor.
menuconfig, the command-line kernel
configuration tool, enter the following in your shell:
Set the required kernel configuration menu options.
Use the following command to build the image:
make -j5 uImage
uImage should be installed and booted before moving on
to the next step.
Verify all of your kernel options on a running system using /proc/config.gz, if it exists on your system. For
example, to confirm that
zcat /proc/config.gz | grep