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Building OpenWrt for the Seagate Dockstar

We use the bleeding edge-branch, since Dockstar support has yet to be merged into backfire:

cd openwrt
svn co svn://

  • Go to ~/openwrt/trunk and run
    make menuconfig
    Once the config menu starts, set the following options (ex: select "Target System" menu and then use the space bar to enable "Marvell Kirkwood"):

Target System->Marvell Kirkwood
Target Profile->Seagate Dockstar
Boot Loaders->uboot-kirkwood-dockstar

  • Now build images
    make V=99
    It is not a bad idea to log the output from make so if something happens you can try to figure out what is going on (or ask for help).
    • Files will be in the bin/kirkwood/ directory:
      raub@ubuntu2:~/openwrt/trunk$ ls -lh bin/kirkwood/
      total 5.0M
      -rw-r--r-- 1 raub raub  414 2010-12-03 14:00 md5sums
      -rw-r--r-- 1 raub raub 1.3M 2010-12-03 14:00 openwrt-kirkwood-Dockstar-jffs2-128k.img
      -rw-r--r-- 1 raub raub 1.3M 2010-12-03 14:00 openwrt-kirkwood-Dockstar-jffs2-64k.img
      -rwxr-xr-x 1 raub raub 165K 2010-12-03 13:50 openwrt-kirkwood-dockstar-u-boot.bin
      -rw-r--r-- 1 raub raub 166K 2010-12-03 13:50 openwrt-kirkwood-dockstar-u-boot.kwb
      -rw-r--r-- 1 raub raub 1.1M 2010-12-03 13:59 openwrt-kirkwood-rootfs.tar.gz
      -rw-r--r-- 1 raub raub 1.1M 2010-12-03 13:59 openwrt-kirkwood-uImage
      drwxr-xr-x 2 raub raub 4.0K 2010-12-03 14:00 packages
      drwxr-xr-x 2 raub raub 4.0K 2010-12-03 13:50 uboot-kirkwood-dockstar
doc/howtobuild/build.dockstar.txt · Last modified: 2011/08/17 11:47 by orca