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LIN7-5851 : "Creating Alternate Kernels from Source" procedure fails with error on do_kernel_metadata

Created: Mar 23, 2016    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: May 18, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Kernel


The procedure is described in the WRL7 User's guide:

Following the exact procedure from from the manual, the build of the customer kernel fails at do_kernel_metadata 

Steps to Reproduce

1. Configure project with similar config line
wrlinux-7/wrlinux/configure --enable-board=ti-am335x --enable-build=production --enable-kernel=standard --enable-rootfs=glibc_std --with-template=feature/custom-kernel --with-layer=wr-kernel/kernel-dev --enable-reconfig --enable-internet-download=yes --enable-buildhist=yes --enable-unsupported-toolchain=openembedded-core
2. Follow step bu step the procedure from the user's guide

3. Observe result from building the kernel

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