Wednesday, 10 February 2016

How to set up and run OPTEE on QEMU

This is a tutorial on how to run Linaro's OPTEE Trusted Execution Environment on QEMU. I decided to write this post to help someone who might have trouble getting and building the correct versions. I had some trouble initially as well but with the help of Joakim Bech I was successful in building the right version and run my first secure application .Here are some pre-requisites.

1. Linux based machine.
2. Good internet plan
3. Some patience


Some Required Packages:

$ sudo apt-get install android-tools-fastboot autoconf bison cscope curl \ flex gdisk libc6:i386 libfdt-dev libglib2.0-dev \ libpixman-1-dev libstdc++6:i386 libz1:i386 netcat \ python-crypto python-serial uuid-dev xz-utils zlib1g-dev

$ sudo apt-get install ccache

We need to install the repo tool which is used by Android as well to make a central repo of the dependencies.
$ mkdir ~/bin
$ PATH=~/bin:$PATH
$ curl https://storage.googleapis.com/git-repo-downloads/repo > ~/bin/repo
$ chmod a+x ~/bin/repo

Initialize and sync the repo
$ mkdir -p $HOME/devel/optee
$ cd $HOME/devel/optee
$ repo init -u https://github.com/OP-TEE/manifest.git -m default_stable.xml -b master
$ repo sync
This will take some time to finish depending on your internet speed, so sit back with a cup of coffee. Once this finishes we need to build the toolchains, I had some issues here so I will write my solution as well.
$ cd $HOME/devel/optee/build
$ make toolchains
If this step fails. For some reason it was unable to download the complete files for me so I will post the links where you can manually download the toolchains and paste them in the $HOME/devel/optee/toolchains folder, and I will also post my updated make file. Replace the existing toolchain.mk from the build folder.
Links:
  • http://releases.linaro.org/14.08/components/toolchain/binaries/gcc-linaro-arm-linux-gnueabihf-4.9-2014.08_linux.tar.xz
  • http://releases.linaro.org/14.08/components/toolchain/binaries/gcc-linaro-aarch64-linux-gnu-4.9-2014.08_linux.tar.xz
  • http://releases.linaro.org/14.07/components/toolchain/binaries/gcc-linaro-aarch64-none-elf-4.9-2014.07_linux.tar.xz
Updated make file:
https://gist.github.com/hybridNeo/1cc0d49d510e4d8e9320

Now, time to build!
$ cd $HOME/devel/optee/build
$ make all run



Congratulations, you have successfully built OPTEE, now you can start building applications for it, I will cover that in the next tutorial.

5 comments:

  1. Nice explanation even though I don't understand one bit of this but the way you given step by step procedure feels good. Keep it up

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  2. Thanks for the instructions

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  3. Kickass!
    Saves so much effort

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  4. Where is the next tutorial?

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