Sat 26 May 2018

Filed under Android

Tags android linux kernel gentoo

Preface

To run LXC, we need a kernel that has the options required by LXC on. This article shows how to build an Android kernel that has the required options on, built by Gentoo's latest stable cross-compile toolchain built by crossdev.

Install Cross-Compile Toolchain

We'll use crossdev, a set of …

Read More

Fri 25 May 2018

Filed under Gentoo

Tags android gentoo gsoc

Preface

As we now have preinit and the crucial UART console available, we can start bringing up the real GNU/Linux system--Gentoo Linux in this case. This article will focus on the following topics:

  • Filesystem structure and mounting procedure (in details)
  • Launch sequence to bring up OpenRC
  • Crafting a preinit …
Read More

Mon 21 May 2018

Filed under GSoC 2018

Tags android gentoo gsoc

Things done this week

Due to having to take an exam in Algebra last Friday, I revised for the test this week and didn't have much progress in GSoC this week. This article sums up what I've tried to achieve in the past week.

Makefile to unpack and repack boot …

Read More

Sat 12 May 2018

Filed under GSoC 2018

Tags android gentoo gsoc

Things done this week

This week was about creating a repository for an init program written in C/C++, testing it out, and trying to load the real init inside Gentoo root. The progress of each subproject are listed below.

Writing a "preinit" in C/C++

I've set up a …

Read More

Sat 05 May 2018

Filed under Gentoo

Tags gentoo linux virtualization

The story

After struggling with HiDPI issues on native GNU/Linux and battery life issues on macOS, I resorted to using Windows 10 as the main operating system on my laptop. Though there's WSL, it's not running Gentoo and has a severely degraded performance. As crossdev is really easy to …

Read More

KireinaHoro (jsteward) 's place © KireinaHoro Powered by Pelican and Twitter Bootstrap. Icons by Font Awesome and Font Awesome More