Patchwork [CONSOLIDATED,PULL,25/25] recipes-rt: add a README documenting the contents of recipes-rt

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Submitter Saul Wold
Date Aug. 12, 2011, 7:50 a.m.
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Saul Wold - Aug. 12, 2011, 7:50 a.m.
From: Darren Hart <>

Document the non-obvious bits of using the recipes-rt recipes.

Signed-off-by: Darren Hart <>
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+The recipes-rt recipes provide package and image recipes for using and testing
+the PREEMPT_RT kernel. The core-image-rt*.bb images are minimal images with
+a couple extra packages, including rt-tests. In order to build the image with
+the linux-yocto-rt kernel, be sure to include the following line in your
+local.conf, bblayers.conf, or your $MACHINE.conf.
+PREFERRED_PROVIDER_virtual/kernel = "linux-yocto-rt"
+If you are creating a new BSP which should use linux-yocto-rt by default,
+use the line above in the $MACHINE.conf in your BSP layer, and specify the
+following in a linux-yocto-rt bbappend recipe: