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Embedded Linux Using Yocto Part 2

Embedded Linux Using Yocto Part 2

Learn Yocto Project in Deep – Create your own layer, recipe, and image | Embedded Linux Using Yocto Part 2.

What you’ll learn

Embedded Linux Using Yocto Part 2 – Course Site

  • Various operators used by bitbake: ?=, ??=, =, +=, =+, overriding style syntax, append operators
  • Create a layer: manual and automatic using bitbake-layers command
  • Create an image: from scratch and reuse an existing image
  • Image features: Debug tweaks, ssh server, read-only root filesystem, splash screen, etc
  • Image variables: IMAGE_FSTYPES, IMAGE_NAME etc
  • Various stages of recipes: fetch, configure, patch, compile, etc
  • Recipes for C projects, Makefile based projects, and git repositories
  • Logging functions provided by bitbake


  • Have a PC with an internet connection
  • Should have completed Embedded Linux Using Yocto Part 1 Course (or) Should be aware of basics of Yocto


Welcome to Embedded Linux using Yocto Part 2

Update: 11/10/2020: Added notes used in the course

What will you learn in this course

  • Various operators which are used by bitbake – ?=,??, =,+=, =+, overriding style syntax, append operators
  • Creating your own layer – Manual and Automatic
  • Creating your own image – scratch and reusing an existing image
  • Customizing image using IMAGE variables and IMAGE_FEATURES
  • Creating your own recipe – for C projects and git projects
  • Logging Functions provided by Yocto

Course Curriculum in Deep


Hour 1:

a) Various operators which are used by bitbake

b) Creating your own layer: Manually and Automatically through the script

c) Verifying whether your layer is yocto compatible or not

Hour 2:

a) How to create our own custom image from scratch or reusing an existing image

b) Looked into various image features provided by core-image. bb class such as debug-tweaks, selecting an ssh server, read-only rootfs, etc

c) Other customization variables related to image recipe

d) Manifest file which contains a list of packages generated by the image

Hour 3:

a) Basics of Recipes

b) Important tasks performed by Bitbake in detail

c) Writing a recipe for a simple hello world c program

d) Various Variables used in Recipe (WORKDIR, S, D, PN, PV, PR)

e) Explored the WORKDIR

Hour 4:

a) Log Files (Overall Log & Recipe Logs)

b) Bitbake Logging Functions

c) -D option of Bitbake

d) Makefile Recipe

Hour 5:

a) Automatically fetching the latest revision

b) Fetching a specific revision

c) Fetching a branch

d) Fetching a tag

e) Fetching a local repository

f) Applying Patch

This course comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee!. If you are not satisfied with the course, you’ll get your money back

So what are you waiting for, enroll now and take the next step in mastering Yocto Project

Who this course is for:

  • Developers who want to learn Yocto in deep
  • Last updated 10/2020

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