Raspberry Pi & standard USB Wi-Fi

Dan Egli ddavidegli at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 01:45:47 MDT 2013


*I'll agree on the waste of time part. Especially compiling things at
700MHz with a single thread. I hadn't heard of Yocto Project though. I may
look into that. Thanks!*

* *

*--- Dan*


On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:18 PM, Levi Pearson <levipearson at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mar 11, 2013 9:20 AM, "Lonnie Olson" <lists at kittypee.com> wrote:
>
> > Arch isn't a source based distro like Gentoo.  It is a lot more
> > "hands-on" than others like Fedora and Debian though.  No compiling,
> > just more involved.
> >
>
> Well, the core packages for Arch are available as binary packages, but a
> lot of things you might want are in a separate source-package-only
> repository. And I think you can get binary packages for Gentoo as well, so
> they're not terribly different.
>
> For a really customized image, I would recommend cross-compiling with the
> Yocto Project tools, because compiling things on a wimpy ARM with a slow
> disk is a waste of time.
>
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