Which Linux kernel is PetaLinux Tools using?

May 10, 2018

 This post shows you a way to figure out which Linux kernel PetaLinux Tools is pulling in.

 

Versions Used

 

PetaLinux 2017.4 (install help at link , creating a PetaLinux build help at link)

 

 

Motivation

 

If you hit an issue you need to know _exactly_ which source code tree you're working with and the exact version of that tree.

 

 

Steps

 

1. In your PetaLinux build search for "Documentation"

You should see:

 The Linux kernel "Documentation" folder is in the root folder of the kernel so the kernel is at:

 2. Cd into the root of the checked out kernel tree:

 3. Look at the HEAD commit

You should see:

 

 

4. Go to https://github.com/Xilinx/linux-xlnx 

 

 

6. Click on Commits

 

7. Click on the b45e90

 

8. Click on Browse files

 

You should be at the link: https://github.com/Xilinx/linux-xlnx/tree/b450e900fdb473a53613ad014f31eedbc80b1c90

 

 

Reference

 

Xilinx logo from https://twitter.com/xilinxinc at link

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