Building for Beaglebone
Building for beaglebone uses the standard build tools, with only minor adjustments to the options.
Run setup_board with the standard options:
Run build_packages with these options:
./build_packages --board=beaglebone --nowithtest --nowithautotest --nowithfactory
Assign a password to the 'chronos' account with the standard commands:
./enable_localaccount.sh chronos ./set_shared_user_password.sh
Run build_image with these options:
./build_image --board=beaglebone base
Put the image onto a micro-SD card with a command similar to this:
cros flash usb:// ../build/images/beaglebone/latest/chromiumos_base_image.bin
Connecting to the serial console
- Plug the USB cable into an Ubuntu system.
- Run these commands on the Ubuntu system.
sudo modprobe ftdi_sio vendor=0x0403 product=0xa6d0 sudo screen /dev/ttyUSB1 115200
Note: In some cases, the tty device may be
Booting Chrome OS on the Beaglebone
Plug the micro-SD card into the beaglebone, and apply power. With the beaglebone black, hold down S2 button on board before applying power. Attach to the beaglebone console, hit return, and type 'boot' at the U-Boot prompt.
Note: Power the beaglebone using the 5V barrel connector. USB power will usually work but will fail when doing an operation with a high power draw (e.g. update_engine).