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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 2, 2020

Support Yocto Linux for IEAM edge device

Add support Yocto Linux 2.5.1 and 2.5.1+ on Intel Atom processor for IEAM edge device prerequisite OS.

IEAM edge device prerequisite OS is described below.

As of now, IEAM support only following OS in case CPU architecture is Intel x86_64.

  • Ubuntu 18.x (bionic), Ubuntu 16.x (xenial)

  • Debian 10 (buster), or Debian 9 (stretch)

Edge gateway manufacturer in Japan hope this requirement because their edge gateway product embeds Yocto Linux.

Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Susan Bowlin
    Apr 2, 2021

    Not being considered for the short term, i.e. end of year. Yocto/AGL being explored for the future - specific Linux versions or chips (TBD).

  • Guest
    Apr 1, 2021

    IBM's suggestion to use Yocto Linux. Have anybody tried the code in this article ?

    Success or failure experience information is welcomed.

  • Guest
    Mar 31, 2021

    many of the embedded device manufacturers are using Yocto as their foundation / build pipeline so it might be a good idea to support this.

    #Alternate solution: support agent running in a privileged container

  • Guest
    Mar 1, 2021

    OM review March 1st. Under Review.