[Mono-dev] mono recipe in OpenEmbedded

Cliff Brake cliff.brake at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 09:52:38 EDT 2007

On 8/24/07, Cliff Brake <cliff.brake at gmail.com> wrote:

> > I'll upload built ipk packages for the openmoko device tomorrow --
> > they are currently building.
> ftp://bec-systems.com/pub/mono/openmoko
> Download both ipk files to your phone, and then run "ipkg install" on
> them.  There is not much there yet as the mcs tree is not building
> yet, but dll's could probably be copied over from your x86 system.
> (disclaimer, I have not tested these yet on my openmoko phone, but
> have run similar tests on a xscale system)

Just getting back to this ...

Instructions for downloading mono packages to NEO phone:

- connect NEO to workstation using USB cable.  The NEO USB client
interface defaults to
- download mono binaries from above link

on Host system:
- ifconfig usb0 netmask
- scp mono_1.2.4+1.2.5pre5-r3_armv4t.ipk root at
- scp mono-dll_1.2.4+1.2.5pre5-r3_armv4t.ipk  root at
- ssh root at

You now are logged into a terminal on the NEO.

- ipkg install mono_1.2.4\+1.2.5pre5-r3_armv4t.ipk
- ipkg install mono-dll_1.2.4\+1.2.5pre5-r3_armv4t.ipk

root at fic-gta01:~$ mono --version
Mono JIT compiler version 1.2.5 (tarball)
Copyright (C) 2002-2007 Novell, Inc and Contributors. www.mono-project.com
        TLS:           normal
        GC:            Included Boehm (with typed GC)
        SIGSEGV:       normal
        Architecture:  arm
        Disabled:      none

root at fic-gta01:~$ mcs
error CS2008: No files to compile were specified
Compilation failed: 1 error(s), 0 warnings
root at fic-gta01:~$


Cliff Brake

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