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authorRichard Purdie <rpurdie@linux.intel.com>2010-03-18 23:47:48 (GMT)
committerRichard Purdie <rpurdie@linux.intel.com>2010-03-18 23:47:48 (GMT)
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handbook: Add a section on extending images using packages
Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <rpurdie@linux.intel.com>
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711 circumstances. 711 circumstances.
712 </para> 712 </para>
713 </section> 713 </section>
714
715 <section id='usingpoky-changes-updatingimages'>
716 <title>Updating Existing Images</title>
717
718 <para>
719 Often, rather than reflashing a new image you might wish to install updated
720 packages into an existing running system. This can be done by sharing the <filename class="directory">tmp/deploy/ipk/</filename> directory through a web server and then on the device, changing <filename>/etc/opkg/base-feeds.conf</filename> to point at this server, for example by adding:
721 </para>
722 <literallayout class='monospaced'>
723src/gz all http://www.mysite.com/somedir/deploy/ipk/all
724src/gz armv7a http://www.mysite.com/somedir/deploy/ipk/armv7a
725src/gz beagleboard http://www.mysite.com/somedir/deploy/ipk/beagleboard</literallayout>
726 </section>
714 </section> 727 </section>
715 728
716 <section id='usingpoky-modifing-packages'> 729 <section id='usingpoky-modifing-packages'>