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[[Category:Development Boards]]
 
[[Category:Development Boards]]
 
[[Category: BeagleBoard]]
 
[[Category: BeagleBoard]]
This page is about running a (ARM EABI) [http://www.debian.org/ Debian] distribution at [[BeagleBoard]]. BeagleBoard will boot the (ARM EABI) Debian distribution from [[BeagleBoard#MMC.2FSD_boot|SD card]]. Debian's NetInstall will be used to install Debian onto your Beagle.
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This page is about running a (ARM EABIhf) [https://www.debian.org/ Debian] distribution at [[BeagleBoard]]. BeagleBoard will boot the (ARM EABIhf) Debian distribution from [[BeagleBoard#MMC.2FSD_boot|SD card]]. Debian's NetInstall will be used to install Debian onto your Beagle.
 
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Note: Debian armel deb's are compiled for armv4t, this allows debian to support a larger number of arm devices with a single port, at only the sacrifice of speed.
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*armhf
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** Port Details: http://wiki.debian.org/ArmHardFloatPort
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** Status: http://wiki.debian.org/ArmHardFloatTodo
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= Help =
 
= Help =
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*Kernel related help:
 
*Kernel related help:
** [http://groups.google.com/group/beagleboard Email Beagleboard user group] *Recommended method
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** [https://groups.google.com/group/beagleboard Email Beagleboard user group] *Recommended method
 
** ''#beagle'': Beagle irc on freenode, accessible also by [http://beagleboard.org/discuss web interface] ([http://www.beagleboard.org/irclogs/index.php logs])
 
** ''#beagle'': Beagle irc on freenode, accessible also by [http://beagleboard.org/discuss web interface] ([http://www.beagleboard.org/irclogs/index.php logs])
** Kernel Tree's
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** Kernel Trees
*** [https://github.com/RobertCNelson/stable-kernel/tree/v3.7.x Stable (3.7.x) branch]
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*** [https://github.com/RobertCNelson/armv7-multiplatform/ v3.17.x kernel branch]
 
*** [https://github.com/RobertCNelson/linux-dev Development Kernel source code]
 
*** [https://github.com/RobertCNelson/linux-dev Development Kernel source code]
  
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** pastebin dmesg
 
** pastebin dmesg
 
*** Copy from serial port or use "dmesg | pastebinit" (sudo apt-get install pastebinit)
 
*** Copy from serial port or use "dmesg | pastebinit" (sudo apt-get install pastebinit)
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= Official BeagleBoard.org Images for shipping with BeagleBone Black =
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* http://beagleboard.org/source
  
 
= Recommended Beagle Software =  
 
= Recommended Beagle Software =  
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= Debian NetInstall =  
 
= Debian NetInstall =  
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Scripts:
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git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/netinstall.git
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cd netinstall
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Device Options:
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BeagleBoard --dtb omap3-beagle
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BeagleBoard xM --dtb omap3-beagle-xm
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BeagleBone (serial) --dtb am335x-bone-serial
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BeagleBone (video via cape) --dtb am335x-bone-video
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BeagleBone Black --dtb am335x-boneblack
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PandaBoard (A1->A3) --dtb omap4-panda
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PandaBoard (A4->Ax) --dtb omap4-panda-a4
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PandaBoard ES  --dtb omap4-panda-es
  
 
You will need a 1GB SD card or greater.
 
You will need a 1GB SD card or greater.
 
  Standard System : ~455MB
 
  Standard System : ~455MB
+ Desktop environment (GNOME) : ~2.9GB
 
  
== Debian Squeeze ==
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== Debian 8 (jessie) ==
 
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git clone git://github.com/RobertCNelson/netinstall.git
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cd netinstall
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Quick Install script for "board"
 
Quick Install script for "board"
  sudo ./mk_mmc.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --uboot "board" --distro squeeze
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  sudo ./mk_mmc.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb "board" --distro jessie
 
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"board" Options:
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*BeagleBoard Ax/Bx - beagle_bx
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*BeagleBoard Cx    - beagle_cx
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*BeagleBoard xMA/B/C    - beagle_xm
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*BeagleBone Ax    - bone
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*PandaBoard Ax - panda
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*PandaBoard ES - panda_es
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So For the BeagleBoard xM:
 
So For the BeagleBoard xM:
  sudo ./mk_mmc.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --uboot beagle_xm --distro squeeze
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  sudo ./mk_mmc.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb omap3-beagle-xm --distro jessie
  
 
*Options:
 
*Options:
**--uboot : beagle, panda, bone
 
**--distro : squeeze
 
 
**--firmware : installs firmware
 
**--firmware : installs firmware
 
**--serial-mode : debian-installer uses Serial Port
 
**--serial-mode : debian-installer uses Serial Port
  
NOTE: There is a bug in the USB Keyboard mapping, the debian-installer will initially fail, if and when the error occurs switch to the option "kernel keymap" and continue installing..
 
 
==Beagleboard: NetInstall==
 
 
Choose a language
 
  C - No localization
 
  English - English
 
 
Configure the network:
 
  usb0: USB net <- (usually the OTG port, but could also be the smsc95xx adapter on the beagle and panda)
 
  usb1: USB net <- (usually the smsc95xx adapter on the beagle and panda, when usb0 exist)
 
  eth0: Ethernet <- Your usb-ethernet device
 
  wlan0: Wifi <- Your usb-wifi device.. See [[BeagleBoardDebianWifiInstallInfo]] for my hack to set it up.
 
 
===usb0 howto===
 
There's a lot of question on irc about this, it might make sense to add a wiki page going thru with linux/winxp etc.. --[[User:RobertCNelson|RobertCNelson]] 00:55, 23 April 2010 (UTC)
 
  
Configuring usb0 network bridge for 2.6.29:
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= Demo Image =
  While you chose your keyboard layout, setup a bridge with ethX and usbX.
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  # ifconfig ethX 0.0.0.0
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  # ifconfig usbX 0.0.0.0
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  # brctl addbr brX
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  # brctl addif brX ethX
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  # brctl addif brX usbX
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  # ifconfig brX up
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  # dhclient brX
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  ''*Sometimes the first beagle DHCP will fail(probably due PC trying autoconnect), just run the auto configuration again and it will configure it right.''
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  Continue the install without loading kernel modules? : <yes>
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* '''Advanced Users only''': Beagle xM: Kernel source, used in these demo images: https://github.com/RobertCNelson/armv7-multiplatform
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  git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/armv7-multiplatform.git
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cd armv7-multiplatform
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git checkout origin/v4.0.x -b tmp
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./build_kernel.sh
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* '''Advanced Users only''': BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black:  Kernel v3.14.x source, used in these demo images: https://github.com/RobertCNelson/ti-linux-kernel-dev/tree/ti-linux-3.14.y
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git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/ti-linux-kernel-dev.git
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cd ti-linux-kernel-dev
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git checkout origin/ti-linux-3.14.y -b tmp
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./build_kernel.sh
  
Partition disks: This partitioner doesn't have the inform.....? : <yes>
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== Debian (jessie) ==
  Logical Volume Manager not available: <Continue>
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Partition disks:
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Default username/password:
  Guided - Use the largest continuous free space
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Partitioning scheme....
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Example:
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MMC/SD card #1 (mmcblk0) - 2.0 GB Unknown
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>  #1 primary  57.5 MB    fat32
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>  #2 primary  1.8 GB B f ext3  /
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>  #5 logical 148.0 MB  f swap  swap
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Finish partitioning and write changes to disk
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  Write the changes to disk? : <yes>
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No installable kernel was found in the defined APT sources? :
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  Continue without installing a kernel? : <yes>
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Standard System
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No BootLoader: <ok>
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= Demo Image =
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== Debian Wheezy snapshot ==
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Default username/password:  
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*username: debian
 
*username: debian
 
*password: temppwd
 
*password: temppwd
 
Default root user/password
 
*user: root
 
*password: root
 
  
 
Image Updated:
 
Image Updated:
*2013-03-28:
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*2015-05-08
** Beagle/Panda/Panda ES: v3.7.10-x10 kernel
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** Beagle/Beagle xM: v4.0.2-armv7-x2 kernel
** Bone: v3.2.33-psp26 kernel (--uboot bone_dtb = v3.8.4-bone9)
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** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
*2013-02-16:
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** OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
** Beagle/Panda/Panda ES: v3.7.8-x8 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
** Bone: v3.2.33-psp26 kernel (--uboot bone_dtb = v3.8-rc7-bone4)
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*2015-04-09
*2013-01-12
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** Beagle/Beagle xM: v4.0.0-rc7-armv7-x1 kernel
** Beagle/Panda/Panda ES: v3.7.2-x6
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** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
** Bone: v3.2.33-psp26 kernel (next release should be v3.7.x based)
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** OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
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*2015-02-19
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** Beagle/Beagle xM: v3.19.0-armv7-x3 kernel
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** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel
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** OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel
  
 
Services Active:
 
Services Active:
  Note: Depending on your internal network these may work out the box
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  Note: Depending on your internal network these may work out of the box
  Apache, Port 80: http://arm/
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  Apache, Port 80: http://arm.local/ (Bone: via usb) http://192.168.7.2
  SSH, Port 22: ssh ubuntu@arm
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  SSH, Port 22: ssh debian@arm.local (Bone: via usb) debian@192.168.7.2
 
  Getty, Serial Port
 
  Getty, Serial Port
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Default user: debian pass: temppwd
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
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wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
  
wget http://rcn-ee.net/deb/rootfs/wheezy/debian-wheezy-console-armhf-2013-03-28.tar.xz
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Verify Image with:
 
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  md5sum debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
Verify Image with:  
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  69825a42520d0bdcc327cfcc41098870 debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
  md5sum debian-wheezy-console-armhf-2013-03-28.tar.xz  
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  935b9d97669d6c84e54d5445da2f4506 debian-wheezy-console-armhf-2013-03-28.tar.xz
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Unpack Image:
 
Unpack Image:
  tar xJf debian-wheezy-console-armhf-2013-03-28.tar.xz
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  tar xf debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
  cd debian-wheezy-console-armhf-2013-03-28
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  cd debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08
  
Install Image:
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If you don't know the location of your SD card:
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sudo ./setup_sdcard.sh --probe-mmc
  
Quick Install script for "board"
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You should see something like:
sudo ./setup_sdcard.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --uboot "board"
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"board" options:  
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Are you sure? I don't see [/dev/idontknow], here is what I do see...
*BeagleBoard Ax/Bx - beagle_bx
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*BeagleBoard Cx/Dx - beagle_cx
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fdisk -l:
*BeagleBoard xM   - beagle_xm
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Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes '''<- x86 Root Drive'''
*BeagleBone Ax    - bone
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Disk /dev/sdd: 3957 MB, 3957325824 bytes '''<- MMC/SD card'''
*BeagleBone Ax     - bone_dtb (for v3.8.x testing)
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*PandaBoard Ax    - panda
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lsblk:
*PandaBoard ES    - panda_es
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NAME  MAJ:MIN RM  SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT
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sda      8:0   0 465.8G  0 disk
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├─sda1  8:1    0 446.9G  0 part /  '''<- x86 Root Partition'''
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├─sda2  8:2    0     1K  0 part
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└─sda5  8:5    0  18.9G  0 part [SWAP]
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sdd      8:48  1  3.7G  0 disk
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├─sdd1  8:49  1    64M  0 part
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└─sdd2  8:50  1  3.6G  0 part
  
So For the BeagleBoard xM:
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* In this example, we can see via mount, '''/dev/sda1''' is the x86 rootfs, therefore '''/dev/sdd''' is the other drive in the system, which is the MMC/SD card that was inserted and should be used by ./setup_sdcard.sh...
sudo ./setup_sdcard.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --uboot beagle_xm
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*Additional Options
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Install Image:
** --rootfs <ext4 default>
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** --swap_file <swap file size in MB's>
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** --addon pico <ti pico projector>
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** --svideo-ntsc <use ntsc over dvi for video)
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** --svideo-pal <use pal over dvi for video)
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= Debian Configuration =
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Quick install script for [board]
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sudo ./setup_sdcard.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb board
  
== Serial Ports ==
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board options:
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*BeagleBoard Ax/Bx/Cx/Dx    - omap3-beagle
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*BeagleBoard xM            - omap3-beagle-xm
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*BeagleBone/Black          - beaglebone
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*OMAP5432 uEVM              - omap5-uevm
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*BeagleBoard-X15            - am57xx-beagle-x15
  
Lenny
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So for the BeagleBoard xM:
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sudo ./setup_sdcard.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb omap3-beagle-xm
  
edit /etc/inittab and add:
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Advanced: Build Image:
S:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty 115200 ttyS2
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For root access over the serial port add ttyS2 to /etc/securetty
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git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/omap-image-builder.git
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cd omap-image-builder
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git checkout v2015.05 -b tmp
  
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Stable:
  
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./RootStock-NG.sh -c rcn-ee_console_debian_jessie_armhf
  
Squeeze
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Testing:
  
edit /etc/inittab and add:
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  ./RootStock-NG.sh -c rcn-ee_console_debian_stretch_armhf
  S:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty 115200 ttyO2
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== WiFi ==
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== Debian Testing (stretch) ==
  
See [[BeagleBoardDebianWifiInstallInfo|BeagleBoard Debian WiFi install info]].
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Image Updated:
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*2015-05-08
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** Beagle/Beagle xM: v4.0.2-armv7-x2 kernel
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** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
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** OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
  
== SGX Video Acceleration ==
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Get prebuilt image:
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wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/debian-stretch-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
  
=== SGX armel/armhf v3.4.x+ ===
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Verify Image with:
* Note: This is a still a work in progress, but so far all the basic sgx demos seem to work on my Beagle xM C... Thanks to TI for the special armhf binaries!!! --[[User:RobertCNelson|RobertCNelson]] 19:48, 17 July 2012 (UTC)
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md5sum debian-stretch-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
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  fcaa3ea3e64da9d0df12a60cace09dd8  debian-stretch-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
  
* Test with: Precise/12.04 armhf demo image with v3.4.5-x1, desktop was lxde via: "sudo apt-get install lxde lxde-core lxde-icon-theme"
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Unpack image:
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tar xf debian-stretch-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
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cd debian-stretch-console-armhf-2015-05-08
  
==== Re-Build Kernel and SGX Kernel Modules ====
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Then follow the directions shown above with the other images...
git clone git://github.com/RobertCNelson/stable-kernel.git
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cd stable-kernel
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git checkout origin/v3.6.x -b v3.6.x
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./build_kernel.sh (and then follow the directions as the script runs...)
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Build kernel
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= Flasher =
./build_kernel.sh
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Build SGX modules
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== eMMC: BeagleBone Black ==
./sgx_build_modules.sh
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Insert SD card, make sure to modify MMC in system.sh
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This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager  First press and hold the boot select button (next to the microSD card), then apply power. On bootup the board should indicate it has started the flashing procedure visually via a Cylon Sweep pattern shown on the 4 LED's next to the ethernet jack. Progress is reported on both the serial debug and hdmi connectors, once completed all 4 LED's should be full ON.  Simply remove power, remove the microSD card and Debian will now boot directly from eMMC.
./tools/install_image.sh
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Place SD card into the device and boot...
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Script for reference: (this is the script that writes to the eMMC)
  cd /opt/sgx
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  https://github.com/RobertCNelson/boot-scripts/blob/master/tools/eMMC/init-eMMC-flasher-v3.sh
sudo tar xf GFX_4.0*_libs.tar.gz
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sudo ./install-sgx.sh  
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Reboot, check modules (lsmod):
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This script will only take about 5-6 Minutes after power on.
Module                  Size  Used by
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bufferclass_ti          5727  0
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omaplfb                11512  0
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pvrsrvkm              165208  2 bufferclass_ti,omaplfb
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Blit Test:
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Notes:
ubuntu@omap:/usr/bin/armhf/es5.0$ ./sgx_blit_test
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* If only two LED's stay lit and nothing happens, the board has crashed due to lack of power. Retry with a 5Volt DC power supply connected.
------------------ SGX 3D Blit test -----------------
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* If the 4 LED's blink a constant pattern, the eMMC write has failed. First REMOVE ALL capes, then retry again.
----------------------- Start -----------------------
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Call PVRSRVConnect with a valid argument:
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  OK
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Get number of devices from PVRSRVEnumerateDevices:
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  OK
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.... Reported 1 devices
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.... Device Number  | Device Type
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            0000    | PVRSRV_DEVICE_ID_SGX
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Attempt to acquire device 0:
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  OK
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Getting SGX Client info
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  OK
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.... ui32ProcessID:1133
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Display Class API: enumerate devices
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  OK
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PVRSRVEnumerateDeviceClass() returns 1 display device(s)
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  OK
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Display Class API: open device
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  OK
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Display Class API: Get display info
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  OK
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.... Name:PowerVR OMAP Linux Display Driver
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.... MaxSwapChains:1
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.... MaxSwapChainBuffers:1
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.... MinSwapInterval:0
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.... MaxSwapInterval:1
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Display Class API: enumerate display formats
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  OK
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  OK
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.... Display format 0 - Pixelformat:1
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Display Class API: enumerate display dimensions
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  OK
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  OK
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.... Display dimensions 0 - ByteStride:2560 Width:1280 Height:720
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Attempt to create memory context for SGX:
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  OK
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.... Shared heap 0 - HeapID:0x7000000 DevVAddr:0x1000 Size:0x87fe000 Attr:0x2014200
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.... Shared heap 1 - HeapID:0x7000001 DevVAddr:0xc800000 Size:0xfff000 Attr:0x2024200
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.... Shared heap 2 - HeapID:0x7000002 DevVAddr:0xe400000 Size:0x7f000 Attr:0x2024200
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.... Shared heap 3 - HeapID:0x7000003 DevVAddr:0xf000000 Size:0x3ff000 Attr:0x2024200
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.... Shared heap 4 - HeapID:0x7000004 DevVAddr:0xf400000 Size:0x4ff000 Attr:0x2014200
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.... Shared heap 5 - HeapID:0x7000005 DevVAddr:0xfc00000 Size:0x1ff000 Attr:0x2014200
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.... Shared heap 6 - HeapID:0x7000006 DevVAddr:0xdc00000 Size:0x7ff000 Attr:0x2014200
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.... Shared heap 7 - HeapID:0x7000007 DevVAddr:0xe800000 Size:0x7ff000 Attr:0x2014200
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.... Shared heap 8 - HeapID:0x7000008 DevVAddr:0xd800000 Size:0x3ff000 Attr:0x2024200
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.... Shared heap 9 - HeapID:0x7000009 DevVAddr:0x8800000 Size:0x0 Attr:0x2024200
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.... Shared heap 10 - HeapID:0x700000a DevVAddr:0x8800000 Size:0x3fff000 Attr:0x2014200
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Display Class API: get the system (primary) buffer
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  OK
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Display Class API: map display surface to SGX
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  OK
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Attempt to create transfer context for SGX:
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  OK
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Do a SRCCOPY blit to the bottom right quadrant of the display:
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(bottom right quadrant should be red on blue background):
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  OK
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  OK
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Do a SRCCOPY blit to the top left quadrant of the display:
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(top left quadrant should be striped (r/g/b/w) on blue background):
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  OK
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  OK
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Do a CUSTOMSHADER blit to the top right quadrant of the display:
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(top right quadrant should be yellow):
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0xb6acd000 (host) 0xf407000 (device): Device mem for custom shader program
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0xb6acb000 (host) 0xf408000 (device): Device mem for texture
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USE custom shader program: 0x28841001.c0000000 mov.end o0, sa0
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  OK
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Do a SRCCOPY blit with COLOUR DOWNSAMPLING from ARGB8888 to RGB565
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and then present the RGB565 to the bottom right quadrant of the screen
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(bottom right quadrant should be a red gradient):
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  OK
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  OK
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  OK
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  OK
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Free the off screen surfaces:
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  OK
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  OK
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  OK
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  OK
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Destroy the transfer context:
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  OK
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Display Class API: unmap display surface from SGX
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  OK
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Destroy Device Memory Context
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Display Class API: close the device
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  OK
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Release SGX Client Info:
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  OK
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Disconnect from services:
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  OK
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------------------ SGX 3D Blit test -----------------
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------------------------ End ------------------------
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=== SGX Legacy armel only upto v3.2.x ===
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User: debian
NOTE: this only works on BeagleBoard hardware, BeagleBone stuff is in development..
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pass: temppwd
  
Requirements: stable-kernel (the Demo Images hosted on rcn-ee.net meet this requirement)
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Image Updated:
  https://github.com/RobertCNelson/stable-kernel
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*2015-05-08
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** BeagleBone Black: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
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*2015-04-09
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** BeagleBone Black: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
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*2015-02-19
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** BeagleBone Black: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel
  
Note: Due to a bug (seems to only effect older Beagle Bx/Cx boards, use v3.0.8-x3 based kernels)
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Get prebuilt image:
  https://github.com/RobertCNelson/stable-kernel/issues/8
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  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/flasher/BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
oneiric:
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wget http://rcn-ee.net/deb/oneiric/v3.0.8-x3/install-me.sh
+
/bin/bash install-me.sh
+
  
==== SDK unPackage Script ====
+
Verify Image with:
 +
md5sum BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
 +
3eebb2982c9442c2b5ffbb529e8e604c  BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  
Download the latest version of the "create_sgx_package.sh" script
+
Follow the "standard" update procedure.
2.6.37
+
  http://elinux.org/Beagleboard:Updating_The_Software
  wget https://raw.github.com/RobertCNelson/tools/master/x86/ti_omap/create_sgx_package_2.6.37.sh
+
2.6.38->3.2.x
+
wget https://raw.github.com/RobertCNelson/tools/master/x86/ti_omap/create_sgx_package_3.2.x.sh
+
  
Make script executable
+
Linux:
  chmod a+x ./create_sgx_package_*.sh
+
  unxz BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
 +
sudo dd if=./BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX
  
Run script
+
= raw microSD img =
./create_sgx_package_*.sh
+
  
After Successfully running:
+
== BeagleBoard (classic) ==
  
:~/temp$ ls
+
This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager
create_sgx_package.sh
+
GFX_X_XX_XX_XX_libs.tar.gz                      : -> Copy to Beagle (System Libs)
+
GFX_Linux_SDK.tar.gz                            : -> Copy to Beagle (DEMO's)
+
Graphics_SDK_setuplinux_X_XX_XX_XX.bin
+
SDK
+
SDK_BIN
+
  
==== Beagle: GFX_*_libs.tar.gz ====
+
User: debian
 +
pass: temppwd
  
  tar xf GFX_4_00_00_01_libs.tar.gz (extracts install-SGX.sh and run-SGX.sh)
+
Auto partition resize:
  ./install-SGX.sh (copies necessary SGX libs and startup script)
+
  cd /opt/scripts/tools
  ./run-SGX.sh (force run the new init script, or you can just reboot...)
+
  git pull
 +
  ./grow_partition.sh
 +
  sudo reboot
  
On successful install:
+
Image Updated:
Stopping PVR
+
*2015-05-08
Starting PVR
+
** Beagle: v4.0.2-armv7-x2 kernel
Starting SGX fixup for ES2.x (or ES3.x) (or ES5.x xM)
+
*2015-04-09
 +
** Beagle: v4.0.0-rc7-armv7-x1 kernel
 +
*2015-02-19
 +
** Beagle: v3.19.0-armv7-x3 kernel
  
Reboot for good measure
+
Get prebuilt image:
  sudo reboot
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/microsd/bb-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  
==== Beagle: GFX_Linux_SDK.tar.gz ====
+
Verify Image with:
 +
md5sum bb-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
 +
29715159bd49358e4a18bd2000a52c02  bb-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  
  tar xf GFX_Linux_SDK.tar.gz
+
Linux:
  cd GFX_Linux_SDK
+
  unxz bb-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
tar xf OGLES.tar.gz
+
  sudo dd if=./bb-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX
  
==== Test SGX with a DEMO ====
+
== BeagleBoard xM ==
  
cd OGLES/SDKPackage/Binaries/CommonX11/Demos/EvilSkull
+
This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager
./OGLESEvilSkull
+
  
==== Trouble Shooting ====
+
User: debian
 +
pass: temppwd
  
  sudo rm /etc/powervr-esrev
+
Auto partition resize:
  sudo depmod -a omaplfb
+
  cd /opt/scripts/tools
  sudo /etc/init.d/pvr restart
+
  git pull
 +
  ./grow_partition.sh
 +
sudo reboot
  
== DSP ==
+
Image Updated:
 +
*2015-05-08
 +
** Beagle xM: v4.0.2-armv7-x2 kernel
 +
*2015-04-09
 +
** Beagle xM: v4.0.0-rc7-armv7-x1 kernel
 +
*2015-02-19
 +
** Beagle xM: v3.19.0-armv7-x3 kernel
  
=== gst-dsp ===
+
Get prebuilt image:
 +
wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/microsd/bbxm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  
The following Gstreamer elements will be installed:
+
Verify Image with:
 +
md5sum bbxm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
 +
13371bcf77921b5955c02b91d3a49534  bbxm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  
  $ gst-inspect | grep dsp
+
Linux:
  dvdspu: dvdspu: Sub-picture Overlay
+
  unxz bbxm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  dsp: dspdummy: DSP dummy element
+
  sudo dd if=./bbxm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX
  dsp:  dspvdec: DSP video decoder
+
  dsp:  dspadec: DSP audio decoder
+
  dsp:  dsph263enc: DSP video encoder
+
  dsp:  dspmp4venc: DSP MPEG-4 video encoder
+
  dsp:  dspjpegenc: DSP video encoder
+
  dsp:  dsph264enc: DSP video encoder
+
  dsp:  dspvpp: DSP VPP filter
+
  dsp:  dspipp: DSP IPP
+
  
Please note that h264 encoder (dsph264enc) will not work because of missing h264venc_sn.dll64P DSP part. [http://groups.google.com/group/omapdiscuss/msg/76d928726656c5fe According to this message], it is not available due to a licensing restriction.
+
== BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black ==
  
Requirements: Kernel built with: "CONFIG_TIDSPBRIDGE=m", for reference, here is what rcn-ee.net's image/deb's are configured for:
+
This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager
ubuntu@arm:~$ zcat /proc/config.gz | grep TIDSP
+
CONFIG_TIDSPBRIDGE=m
+
CONFIG_TIDSPBRIDGE_MEMPOOL_SIZE=0x600000
+
CONFIG_TIDSPBRIDGE_RECOVERY=y
+
# CONFIG_TIDSPBRIDGE_CACHE_LINE_CHECK is not set
+
# CONFIG_TIDSPBRIDGE_NTFY_PWRERR is not set
+
# CONFIG_TIDSPBRIDGE_BACKTRACE is not set
+
  
On the xM: if 3.2.x is too jerky, try 3.4.x and use the create_dsp_package.sh script, as the module changed..
+
User: debian
 +
pass: temppwd
  
Download the latest version of the "create_dsp_package.sh" script
+
Auto partition resize:
  wget https://raw.github.com/RobertCNelson/tools/master/x86/ti_omap/create_dsp_package.sh
+
  cd /opt/scripts/tools
 +
git pull
 +
./grow_partition.sh
 +
sudo reboot
  
Make script executable
+
Image Updated:
chmod a+x ./create_dsp_package.sh
+
*2015-05-08
 +
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
 +
*2015-04-09
 +
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
 +
*2015-02-19
 +
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel
  
Package script:
+
Get prebuilt image:
  ./create_dsp_package.sh
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/microsd/bone-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  
Copy DSP_Install_libs.tar.gz to Beagle
+
Verify Image with:
 +
md5sum bone-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
 +
7cbb8e62761baea58b42c4f601cef97c  bone-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  
Setup network...
+
Linux:
 +
unxz bone-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
 +
sudo dd if=./bone-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX
  
Extract:
+
== OMAP5432 uEVM ==
ubuntu@arm:~$ tar xf DSP_Install_libs.tar.gz
+
  
Install:
+
This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager
ubuntu@arm:~$ ./install-DSP.sh
+
  
What got installed:
+
User: debian
ubuntu@arm:~$ ls -lh /lib/dsp/
+
pass: temppwd
total 7.1M
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1.3M Dec  3 10:56 baseimage.dof
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  51K Dec  3 10:56 conversions.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  13K Dec  3 10:56 dctn_dyn.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2.5M Dec  3 10:56 h264vdec_sn.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 481K Dec  3 10:56 jpegdec_sn.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 229K Dec  3 10:56 jpegenc_sn.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 767K Dec  3 10:56 m4venc_sn.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 890K Dec  3 10:56 mp4vdec_sn.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 707K Dec  3 10:56 mpeg4aacdec_sn.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  15K Dec  3 10:56 qosdyn_3430.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  14K Dec  3 10:56 ringio.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 9.1K Dec  3 10:56 TSPA_Object_Code_Software_License_Agreement.txt
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  53K Dec  3 10:56 usn.dll64P
+
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 245K Dec  3 10:56 vpp_sn.dll64P
+
  
Building gst-dsp stuff:
+
Auto partition resize:
 +
cd /opt/scripts/tools
 +
git pull
 +
./grow_partition.sh
 +
sudo reboot
  
If you installed this image via the demo images or netinstall, the gst-dsp build script is installed:
+
Image Updated:
 +
*2015-05-08
 +
** OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
 +
*2015-04-09
 +
** OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
 +
*2015-02-19
 +
** OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel
  
Update arm tools directory to the latest:
+
Get prebuilt image:
  ubuntu@arm:~$ cd /boot/uboot/tools/
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/microsd/omap5-uevm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
ubuntu@arm:/boot/uboot/tools$ sudo ./update.sh
+
  
Otherwise, install via git:
+
Verify Image with:
  git clone git://github.com/RobertCNelson/tools.git
+
  md5sum omap5-uevm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
 +
45c60f03775b3645a41a350fdd1a872e  omap5-uevm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  
Change to the pkgs directory
+
Linux:
  ubuntu@arm:~$ cd /boot/uboot/tools/pkgs
+
  unxz omap5-uevm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  (or if just cloned)
+
  sudo dd if=./omap5-uevm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX
ubuntu@arm:~$ cd ~/tools/pkgs
+
  
Build gst-dsp stuff..
+
== BeagleBoard-X15 ==
./ti-tidspbridge.sh
+
  
Start dspbridge (or just reboot)
+
This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager
sudo /etc/init.d/dsp_init start
+
  
Test dspbridge
+
User: debian
sudo dsp-test
+
pass: temppwd
  
Playbin:
+
Auto partition resize:
  sudo gst-launch playbin2 uri=file://(file)
+
  cd /opt/scripts/tools
 +
git pull
 +
./grow_partition.sh
 +
sudo reboot
  
Example: (using http://www.bigbuckbunny.org/index.php/download/ 854x480 mp4 )
+
Image Updated:
Note: it seems broken in Ubuntu precise armhf...
+
*2015-05-08
 +
** BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
 +
*2015-04-09
 +
** BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
 +
*2015-02-19
 +
** BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel
  
  sudo gst-launch playbin2 uri=file:///home/USER/big_buck_bunny_480p_surround-fix.avi
+
Get prebuilt image:
 +
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/microsd/bbx15-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  
== Xorg omapfb Drivers ==
+
Verify Image with:
 +
md5sum bbx15-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
 +
78ad9849cd2008b6813e6202e60204fb  bbx15-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
  
By default Debian will try* to use the FBDEV video driver, however for the beagleboard we can take advantage of a more software optimized driver (still not using the sgx video hardware) using the NEON extensions of the Cortex-A8 core.
+
Linux:
 +
unxz bbx15-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
 +
sudo dd if=./bbx15-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX
  
Lenny might need this xorg.conf, but it's best to use omapfb later in this guide..
+
= Debian Configuration =
  
/etc/X11/xorg.conf:
+
==Install Latest Kernel Image==
Section "Device"
+
Identifier "Configured Video Device"
+
Option "UseFBDev" "true"
+
Driver "fbdev"
+
EndSection
+
  
cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep FBDEV
+
Script:
  (II) FBDEV: driver for framebuffer: fbdev
+
cd /opt/scripts/tools
(II) FBDEV(0): using default device
+
  git pull
(II) FBDEV(0): Creating default Display subsection in Screen section
+
(==) FBDEV(0): Depth 16, (==) framebuffer bpp 16
+
(==) FBDEV(0): RGB weight 565
+
  
Login into Debian and open a new terminal, xorg has to be running..
+
Stable:
 +
./update_kernel.sh
  
xvinfo -display :0.0
+
Testing:
  X-Video Extension version 2.2
+
  ./update_kernel.sh --beta-kernel
screen #0
+
  no adaptors present
+
  
=== Drivers ===
+
Custom: (has to be on rcn-ee.net)
 +
./update_kernel.sh --kernel v3.8.13-bone69
  
Note: These are built with neon optimizations: http://git.debian.org/?p=collab-maint/xf86-video-omapfb.git;a=blob;f=debian/rules;h=c2f0d5391c96c5abb60b1e691ad86bb27e0c17d8;hb=HEAD  (line 48/49)
+
Reboot with your new Kernel Image.
  
Lenny:
+
== Xorg Drivers ==
wget -c http://rcn-ee.homeip.net:81/dl/deb-sbuild/lenny/xorg-drivers/xserver-xorg-video-omap3_0.1.1-2_armel.deb
+
sudo dpkg -i xserver-xorg-video-omap3_0.1.1-2_armel.deb
+
  
Squeeze/Sid:
+
Script:
  sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-omap3
+
  cd /opt/scripts/tools/
 +
git pull
  
=== xorg.conf ===
+
BeagleBoard/PandaBoard:
/etc/X11/xorg.conf
+
cd /opt/scripts/tools/graphics/
 +
./ti-omapdrm.sh
  
Section "Monitor"
+
BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black:
    Identifier "Configured Monitor"
+
  cd /opt/scripts/tools/graphics/
  EndSection
+
  ./ti-tilcdc.sh
+
Section "Screen"
+
    Identifier "Default Screen"
+
    Device "Configured Video Device"
+
    #Limited by SGX?
+
    DefaultDepth 16
+
EndSection
+
+
Section "Device"
+
    Identifier "Configured Video Device"
+
    Driver "omapfb"
+
    Option "fb" "/dev/fb0"
+
  EndSection
+
  
To verify it was correctly installed, reboot and:
+
== SGX Drivers ==
  
cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep omapfb
+
=== SGX BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black ===
(II) LoadModule: "omapfb"
+
(II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//omapfb_drv.so
+
(II) Module omapfb: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
+
(II) omapfb: Driver for OMAP framebuffer (omapfb) and external LCD controllers:
+
(WW) Error opening /sys/devices/platform/omapfb/ctrl/name: No such file or directory
+
(II) omapfb(0): VideoRAM: 1800KiB (SDRAM)
+
(II) omapfb(0): Creating default Display subsection in Screen section
+
(**) omapfb(0): Depth 16, (--) framebuffer bpp 16
+
(==) omapfb(0): RGB weight 565
+
(==) omapfb(0): Default visual is TrueColor
+
(--) omapfb(0): Virtual size is 1280x720 (pitch 1280)
+
(**) omapfb(0):  Built-in mode "current"
+
(==) omapfb(0): DPI set to (96, 96)
+
(II) omapfb(0): DPMS enabled
+
(II) omapfb(0): Video plane capabilities:
+
(II) omapfb(0): Video plane supports the following image formats:
+
(II) omapfb(0): XVideo extension initialized
+
  
Login into Debian and open a new terminal, xorg has to be running..
+
Note, these are FBDEV only, no xorg/x11/etc...
  
xvinfo -display :0.0
+
Install sgx modules (3.14.x ti kernel):
  X-Video Extension version 2.2
+
  sudo apt-get install ti-sgx-es8-modules-`uname -r`
  screen #0
+
  sudo depmod -a `uname -r`
  Adaptor #0: "OMAP XV adaptor"
+
sudo update-initramfs -uk `uname -r`
    number of ports: 1
+
    port base: 56
+
    operations supported: PutImage
+
    supported visuals:
+
      depth 16, visualID 0x21
+
    number of attributes: 1
+
    etc..
+
  
== Building Kernel ==
+
Build SGX userspace (must be done on an x86, due to the TI 5.01.01.02 blob extractor)
 +
git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/ti-linux-kernel-dev.git
 +
cd ti-linux-kernel-dev/
 +
git checkout origin/ti-linux-3.14.y -b tmp-sgx
 +
./sgx_create_package.sh
 +
 
 +
Copy ./deploy/GFX_5.01.01.02.tar.gz to BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black and install
 +
sudo tar xfv GFX_5.01.01.02.tar.gz -C /
 +
cd /opt/gfxinstall/
 +
sudo ./sgx-install.sh
 +
sudo reboot
 +
 
 +
Verify omaplfb & pvrsrvkm loaded
 +
debian@arm:~$ lsmod | grep omaplfb
 +
omaplfb                12065  0
 +
pvrsrvkm              178782  1 omaplfb
 +
 
 +
= Building Kernel =
  
 
Note, this section use to have a lot of details, but maintenance of the two wiki's became a pain, so for now on we will just link to my other pages:
 
Note, this section use to have a lot of details, but maintenance of the two wiki's became a pain, so for now on we will just link to my other pages:
  
=== Beagle/Beagle xM ===
+
== Beagle/Beagle xM ==
 
  http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/BeagleBoard
 
  http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/BeagleBoard
  
=== BeagleBone ===
+
== BeagleBone ==
 
  http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/BeagleBone
 
  http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/BeagleBone
  
=== Panda/Panda ES ===
+
== BeagleBone Black ==
 +
http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/BeagleBone+Black
 +
 
 +
== Panda/Panda ES ==
 
  http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/PandaBoard
 
  http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/PandaBoard
  
Line 612: Line 475:
  
 
[http://www.jeremycole.com/blog/2011/03/09/beagleboard-upgrading-from-debian-5-to-debian-6/ Upgrading] from Debian 5 to Debian 6 report and tutorial.
 
[http://www.jeremycole.com/blog/2011/03/09/beagleboard-upgrading-from-debian-5-to-debian-6/ Upgrading] from Debian 5 to Debian 6 report and tutorial.
 +
 +
= Upgrading from Debian 6 (Squeeze) to Debian 7 (Wheezy) =
 +
 +
Note, this only goes over "armel" -> "armel"... For users wishing to switch from "armel" -> "armhf" just re-install...
 +
 +
sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get upgrade
 +
sudo sed -i -e "s/squeeze/wheezy/g" /etc/apt/sources.list
 +
sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get install -y apt aptitude udev dpkg
 +
sudo aptitude update ; sudo aptitude -y safe-upgrade ; sudo aptitude -y dist-upgrade

Latest revision as of 19:29, 8 May 2015

This page is about running a (ARM EABIhf) Debian distribution at BeagleBoard. BeagleBoard will boot the (ARM EABIhf) Debian distribution from SD card. Debian's NetInstall will be used to install Debian onto your Beagle.

Help

If you need any help:

  • When asking for help, please provide some debugging information:
    • U-Boot Version installed on board
    • Kernel Version: uname -a
    • pastebin dmesg
      • Copy from serial port or use "dmesg | pastebinit" (sudo apt-get install pastebinit)

Official BeagleBoard.org Images for shipping with BeagleBone Black

Recommended Beagle Software

Mainline U-Boot:

  • All old Ax, Bx, Cx and Dx boards are required to upgrade to at least these U-Boot versions.
  • XM Boards have no NAND, so MLO/u-boot.img is always required on the first partition
  • Directions: Upgrade X-loader and U-Boot

Debian NetInstall

Scripts:

git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/netinstall.git
cd netinstall

Device Options:

BeagleBoard --dtb omap3-beagle
BeagleBoard xM --dtb omap3-beagle-xm
BeagleBone (serial) --dtb am335x-bone-serial
BeagleBone (video via cape) --dtb am335x-bone-video
BeagleBone Black --dtb am335x-boneblack
PandaBoard (A1->A3) --dtb omap4-panda
PandaBoard (A4->Ax) --dtb omap4-panda-a4
PandaBoard ES  --dtb omap4-panda-es

You will need a 1GB SD card or greater.

Standard System : ~455MB

Debian 8 (jessie)

Quick Install script for "board"

sudo ./mk_mmc.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb "board" --distro jessie

So For the BeagleBoard xM:

sudo ./mk_mmc.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb omap3-beagle-xm --distro jessie
  • Options:
    • --firmware : installs firmware
    • --serial-mode : debian-installer uses Serial Port


Demo Image

git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/armv7-multiplatform.git
cd armv7-multiplatform
git checkout origin/v4.0.x -b tmp
./build_kernel.sh
git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/ti-linux-kernel-dev.git
cd ti-linux-kernel-dev
git checkout origin/ti-linux-3.14.y -b tmp
./build_kernel.sh

Debian (jessie)

Default username/password:

  • username: debian
  • password: temppwd

Image Updated:

  • 2015-05-08
    • Beagle/Beagle xM: v4.0.2-armv7-x2 kernel
    • BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
  • 2015-04-09
    • Beagle/Beagle xM: v4.0.0-rc7-armv7-x1 kernel
    • BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
  • 2015-02-19
    • Beagle/Beagle xM: v3.19.0-armv7-x3 kernel
    • BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel

Services Active:

Note: Depending on your internal network these may work out of the box
Apache, Port 80: http://arm.local/ (Bone: via usb) http://192.168.7.2
SSH, Port 22: ssh debian@arm.local (Bone: via usb) debian@192.168.7.2
Getty, Serial Port

Default user: debian pass: temppwd

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz

Verify Image with:

md5sum debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
69825a42520d0bdcc327cfcc41098870  debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz

Unpack Image:

tar xf debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
cd debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08

If you don't know the location of your SD card:

sudo ./setup_sdcard.sh --probe-mmc

You should see something like:

Are you sure? I don't see [/dev/idontknow], here is what I do see...

fdisk -l:
Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes <- x86 Root Drive
Disk /dev/sdd: 3957 MB, 3957325824 bytes <- MMC/SD card

lsblk:
NAME   MAJ:MIN RM   SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT
sda      8:0    0 465.8G  0 disk 
├─sda1   8:1    0 446.9G  0 part /  <- x86 Root Partition
├─sda2   8:2    0     1K  0 part 
└─sda5   8:5    0  18.9G  0 part [SWAP]
sdd      8:48   1   3.7G  0 disk 
├─sdd1   8:49   1    64M  0 part 
└─sdd2   8:50   1   3.6G  0 part 
  • In this example, we can see via mount, /dev/sda1 is the x86 rootfs, therefore /dev/sdd is the other drive in the system, which is the MMC/SD card that was inserted and should be used by ./setup_sdcard.sh...

Install Image:

Quick install script for [board]

sudo ./setup_sdcard.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb board

board options:

  • BeagleBoard Ax/Bx/Cx/Dx - omap3-beagle
  • BeagleBoard xM - omap3-beagle-xm
  • BeagleBone/Black - beaglebone
  • OMAP5432 uEVM - omap5-uevm
  • BeagleBoard-X15 - am57xx-beagle-x15

So for the BeagleBoard xM:

sudo ./setup_sdcard.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb omap3-beagle-xm

Advanced: Build Image:

git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/omap-image-builder.git
cd omap-image-builder
git checkout v2015.05 -b tmp

Stable:

./RootStock-NG.sh -c rcn-ee_console_debian_jessie_armhf

Testing:

./RootStock-NG.sh -c rcn-ee_console_debian_stretch_armhf

Debian Testing (stretch)

Image Updated:

  • 2015-05-08
    • Beagle/Beagle xM: v4.0.2-armv7-x2 kernel
    • BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/debian-stretch-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz

Verify Image with:

md5sum debian-stretch-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
fcaa3ea3e64da9d0df12a60cace09dd8  debian-stretch-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz

Unpack image:

tar xf debian-stretch-console-armhf-2015-05-08.tar.xz
cd debian-stretch-console-armhf-2015-05-08

Then follow the directions shown above with the other images...

Flasher

eMMC: BeagleBone Black

This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager First press and hold the boot select button (next to the microSD card), then apply power. On bootup the board should indicate it has started the flashing procedure visually via a Cylon Sweep pattern shown on the 4 LED's next to the ethernet jack. Progress is reported on both the serial debug and hdmi connectors, once completed all 4 LED's should be full ON. Simply remove power, remove the microSD card and Debian will now boot directly from eMMC.

Script for reference: (this is the script that writes to the eMMC)

https://github.com/RobertCNelson/boot-scripts/blob/master/tools/eMMC/init-eMMC-flasher-v3.sh

This script will only take about 5-6 Minutes after power on.

Notes:

  • If only two LED's stay lit and nothing happens, the board has crashed due to lack of power. Retry with a 5Volt DC power supply connected.
  • If the 4 LED's blink a constant pattern, the eMMC write has failed. First REMOVE ALL capes, then retry again.

User: debian pass: temppwd

Image Updated:

  • 2015-05-08
    • BeagleBone Black: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
  • 2015-04-09
    • BeagleBone Black: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
  • 2015-02-19
    • BeagleBone Black: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/flasher/BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

md5sum BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
3eebb2982c9442c2b5ffbb529e8e604c  BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Follow the "standard" update procedure.

http://elinux.org/Beagleboard:Updating_The_Software

Linux:

unxz BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
sudo dd if=./BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX

raw microSD img

BeagleBoard (classic)

This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager

User: debian pass: temppwd

Auto partition resize:

cd /opt/scripts/tools
git pull
./grow_partition.sh
sudo reboot

Image Updated:

  • 2015-05-08
    • Beagle: v4.0.2-armv7-x2 kernel
  • 2015-04-09
    • Beagle: v4.0.0-rc7-armv7-x1 kernel
  • 2015-02-19
    • Beagle: v3.19.0-armv7-x3 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/microsd/bb-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

md5sum bb-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
29715159bd49358e4a18bd2000a52c02  bb-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Linux:

unxz bb-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
sudo dd if=./bb-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX

BeagleBoard xM

This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager

User: debian pass: temppwd

Auto partition resize:

cd /opt/scripts/tools
git pull
./grow_partition.sh
sudo reboot

Image Updated:

  • 2015-05-08
    • Beagle xM: v4.0.2-armv7-x2 kernel
  • 2015-04-09
    • Beagle xM: v4.0.0-rc7-armv7-x1 kernel
  • 2015-02-19
    • Beagle xM: v3.19.0-armv7-x3 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/microsd/bbxm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

md5sum bbxm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
13371bcf77921b5955c02b91d3a49534  bbxm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Linux:

unxz bbxm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
sudo dd if=./bbxm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX

BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black

This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager

User: debian pass: temppwd

Auto partition resize:

cd /opt/scripts/tools
git pull
./grow_partition.sh
sudo reboot

Image Updated:

  • 2015-05-08
    • BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
  • 2015-04-09
    • BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
  • 2015-02-19
    • BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/microsd/bone-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

md5sum bone-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
7cbb8e62761baea58b42c4f601cef97c  bone-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Linux:

unxz bone-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
sudo dd if=./bone-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX

OMAP5432 uEVM

This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager

User: debian pass: temppwd

Auto partition resize:

cd /opt/scripts/tools
git pull
./grow_partition.sh
sudo reboot

Image Updated:

  • 2015-05-08
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
  • 2015-04-09
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
  • 2015-02-19
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/microsd/omap5-uevm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

md5sum omap5-uevm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
45c60f03775b3645a41a350fdd1a872e  omap5-uevm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Linux:

unxz omap5-uevm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
sudo dd if=./omap5-uevm-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX

BeagleBoard-X15

This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager

User: debian pass: temppwd

Auto partition resize:

cd /opt/scripts/tools
git pull
./grow_partition.sh
sudo reboot

Image Updated:

  • 2015-05-08
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.41-ti-r63 kernel
  • 2015-04-09
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.37-ti-r57 kernel
  • 2015-02-19
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v3.14.33-ti-r50 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2015-05-08/microsd/bbx15-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

md5sum bbx15-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
78ad9849cd2008b6813e6202e60204fb  bbx15-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz

Linux:

unxz bbx15-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img.xz
sudo dd if=./bbx15-debian-8.0-console-armhf-2015-05-08-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX

Debian Configuration

Install Latest Kernel Image

Script:

cd /opt/scripts/tools
git pull

Stable:

./update_kernel.sh

Testing:

./update_kernel.sh --beta-kernel

Custom: (has to be on rcn-ee.net)

./update_kernel.sh --kernel v3.8.13-bone69

Reboot with your new Kernel Image.

Xorg Drivers

Script:

cd /opt/scripts/tools/
git pull

BeagleBoard/PandaBoard:

cd /opt/scripts/tools/graphics/
./ti-omapdrm.sh

BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black:

cd /opt/scripts/tools/graphics/
./ti-tilcdc.sh

SGX Drivers

SGX BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black

Note, these are FBDEV only, no xorg/x11/etc...

Install sgx modules (3.14.x ti kernel):

sudo apt-get install ti-sgx-es8-modules-`uname -r`
sudo depmod -a `uname -r`
sudo update-initramfs -uk `uname -r`

Build SGX userspace (must be done on an x86, due to the TI 5.01.01.02 blob extractor)

git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/ti-linux-kernel-dev.git
cd ti-linux-kernel-dev/
git checkout origin/ti-linux-3.14.y -b tmp-sgx
./sgx_create_package.sh

Copy ./deploy/GFX_5.01.01.02.tar.gz to BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black and install

sudo tar xfv GFX_5.01.01.02.tar.gz -C /
cd /opt/gfxinstall/
sudo ./sgx-install.sh
sudo reboot

Verify omaplfb & pvrsrvkm loaded

debian@arm:~$ lsmod | grep omaplfb
omaplfb                12065  0 
pvrsrvkm              178782  1 omaplfb

Building Kernel

Note, this section use to have a lot of details, but maintenance of the two wiki's became a pain, so for now on we will just link to my other pages:

Beagle/Beagle xM

http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/BeagleBoard

BeagleBone

http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/BeagleBone

BeagleBone Black

http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/BeagleBone+Black

Panda/Panda ES

http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/PandaBoard

Upgrading from Debian 5 to Debian 6

Upgrading from Debian 5 to Debian 6 report and tutorial.

Upgrading from Debian 6 (Squeeze) to Debian 7 (Wheezy)

Note, this only goes over "armel" -> "armel"... For users wishing to switch from "armel" -> "armhf" just re-install...

sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo sed -i -e "s/squeeze/wheezy/g" /etc/apt/sources.list
sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get install -y apt aptitude udev dpkg
sudo aptitude update ; sudo aptitude -y safe-upgrade ; sudo aptitude -y dist-upgrade