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ROS for x86 Galileo board using Yocto

asked 2013-11-10 03:56:00 -0500

updated 2014-01-28 17:18:30 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

Hi community,

I'd like to create a Linux for my brand new x86 Intel Galileo board. The installed Linux is based on a Yocto-build, which is source-code available.

Has anyone got experience on how to package ROS with Yocto? I found only a year old thread on this topic, where it has been discussed for ARM devices. State back then was more or less, no further info available (yet)...

Best regards Christoph

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answered 2013-11-24 00:19:39 -0500

updated 2016-07-24 14:59:30 -0500

Since beginning of this year there is a project that provides a build-layer for Yocto:

Stumbled over it by pure luck, but initial installation worked ok, so I can recommend it as a good starting Point :-)

Best regards Christoph

Meanwhile I switched to Intel Edison (as Galileo turned out to be quite on the lowest possible edge of what is still doable for ROS). I have good experiences with meta-ros.

Good luck everyone! :-)

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Comments Also has some directions.

tfoote gravatar image tfoote  ( 2014-01-04 14:17:49 -0500 )edit

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