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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.
  
 
= 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/armv7-multiplatform/ v3.13.x kernel branch]
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*** [https://github.com/RobertCNelson/armv7-multiplatform/ v4.6.x kernel branch]
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*** [https://github.com/RobertCNelson/bb-kernel/ BeagleBone]
 
*** [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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Scripts:
 
Scripts:
  git clone git://github.com/RobertCNelson/netinstall.git
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  git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/netinstall.git
 
  cd netinstall
 
  cd netinstall
  
 
Device Options:
 
Device Options:
 
  BeagleBoard --dtb omap3-beagle
 
  BeagleBoard --dtb omap3-beagle
  BeagleBoard xM --dtb omap3-beagle-xm
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  BeagleBoard-xM --dtb omap3-beagle-xm
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BeagleBoard-X15 --dtb am57xx-beagle-x15
 
  BeagleBone (serial) --dtb am335x-bone-serial
 
  BeagleBone (serial) --dtb am335x-bone-serial
 
  BeagleBone (video via cape) --dtb am335x-bone-video
 
  BeagleBone (video via cape) --dtb am335x-bone-video
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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 Wheezy ==
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== Debian 8 (jessie) ==
  
 
Quick Install script for "board"
 
Quick Install script for "board"
  sudo ./mk_mmc.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb "board" --distro wheezy-armhf
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  sudo ./mk_mmc.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb "board" --distro jessie
  
 
So For the BeagleBoard xM:
 
So For the BeagleBoard xM:
  sudo ./mk_mmc.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb omap3-beagle-xm --distro wheezy-armhf
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  sudo ./mk_mmc.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb omap3-beagle-xm --distro jessie
  
 
*Options:
 
*Options:
 
**--firmware : installs firmware
 
**--firmware : installs firmware
 
**--serial-mode : debian-installer uses Serial Port
 
**--serial-mode : debian-installer uses Serial Port
 
  
 
= Demo Image =
 
= Demo Image =
  
== Debian Stable (wheezy) ==
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* '''Advanced Users only''': BeagleBoard 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/v4.6.x -b tmp
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./build_kernel.sh
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* '''Advanced Users only''': BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black:  Kernel v4.4.x source, used in these demo images: https://github.com/RobertCNelson/ti-linux-kernel-dev/tree/ti-linux-4.4.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-4.4.y -b tmp
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./build_kernel.sh
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== Debian (jessie) ==
  
 
Default username/password:
 
Default username/password:
 
*username: debian
 
*username: debian
 
*password: temppwd
 
*password: temppwd
 
Default root user/password
 
*user: root
 
*password: root
 
  
 
Image Updated:
 
Image Updated:
*2014-02-16
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*2016-06-09
** Beagle/Beagle xM: v3.13.3-armv7-x10 kernel
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** BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.1-armv7-x4 kernel
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone40 kernel
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** BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
*2014-01-24
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** OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
** Beagle/Beagle xM: v3.13.0-armv7-x9 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone37 kernel
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*2016-05-12
*2013-12-17
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** BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.0-rc7-armv7-x2 kernel
** Beagle xM (ONLY): v3.12.5-armv7-x10 kernel (--dtb dt-beagle-xm)
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** BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone32 kernel
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** OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
** Beagle/Panda/Panda ES: v3.7.10-x13 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
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*2016-04-07
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** BeagleBoard xM: v4.5.0-armv7-x2 kernel
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** BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
 +
** OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
  
 
Services Active:
 
Services Active:
 
  Note: Depending on your internal network these may work out of the box
 
  Note: Depending on your internal network these may work out of the box
  Apache, Port 80: http://arm/ (Bone: via usb) http://192.168.7.2
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  Apache, Port 80: http://arm.local/ (Bone: via usb) http://192.168.7.2
  SSH, Port 22: ssh debian@arm (Bone: via usb) debian@192.168.7.2
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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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Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.net/deb/rootfs/wheezy/debian-7.4-console-armhf-2014-02-16.tar.xz
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  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/elinux/debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  md5sum debian-7.4-console-armhf-2014-02-16.tar.xz
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  sha256sum debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
  bd3609c5c644d516ac399fca52aeb9a2 debian-7.4-console-armhf-2014-02-16.tar.xz
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  d75707f8cecc61732417c547acf3a1101a192cff59e0065268857e23a7fd0d53 debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
  
 
Unpack Image:
 
Unpack Image:
  tar xf debian-7.4-console-armhf-2014-02-16.tar.xz
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  tar xf debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
  cd debian-7.4-console-armhf-2014-02-16
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  cd debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09
  
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...
*BeagleBone/Black    - bone
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fdisk -l:
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Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes '''<- x86 Root Drive'''
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Disk /dev/sdd: 3957 MB, 3957325824 bytes '''<- MMC/SD card'''
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 +
lsblk:
 +
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
 +
└─sdd2  8:50  1  3.6G  0 part
  
So for the BeagleBone:
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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 bone
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Quick install script for [board] (using new --dtb option)
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Install Image:
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Quick install script for [board]
 
  sudo ./setup_sdcard.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb board
 
  sudo ./setup_sdcard.sh --mmc /dev/sdX --dtb board
  
 
board options:
 
board options:
*BeagleBoard Ax/Bx/Cx/Dx   - omap3-beagle
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*BeagleBoard Ax/Bx/Cx/Dx         - omap3-beagle
*BeagleBoard xM             - omap3-beagle-xm
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*BeagleBoard xM                   - omap3-beagle-xm
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*BeagleBone White/Black/Green    - beaglebone
 +
*OMAP5432 uEVM                    - omap5-uevm
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*BeagleBoard-X15                  - am57xx-beagle-x15
  
 
So for the BeagleBoard xM:
 
So for the BeagleBoard xM:
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Advanced: Build Image:
 
Advanced: Build Image:
  
Built with a fork of project-rootstock (ARM native mode, runs directly on BeagleBoard), using a script from omap-image-builder:
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  git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/omap-image-builder.git
 
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  git clone git://github.com/RobertCNelson/omap-image-builder.git
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  cd omap-image-builder
 
  cd omap-image-builder
  git checkout v2014.02 -b tmp
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  git checkout v2016.06 -b tmp
touch release
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  ./rcn-ee_image.sh
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Stable:
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  ./RootStock-NG.sh -c rcn-ee_console_debian_jessie_armhf
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Testing:
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 +
./RootStock-NG.sh -c rcn-ee_console_debian_stretch_armhf
  
== Debian Testing (jessie) ==
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== Debian Testing (stretch) ==
  
 
Image Updated:
 
Image Updated:
*2014-02-16
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*2016-06-09
** Beagle/Beagle xM: v3.13.3-armv7-x10 kernel
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** BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.1-armv7-x4 kernel
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone40 kernel
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** BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
*2014-01-24
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** OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
** Beagle/Beagle xM: v3.13.0-armv7-x9 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone37 kernel
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*2016-05-12
*2013-12-17
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** BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.0-rc7-armv7-x2 kernel
** Beagle xM (ONLY): v3.12.5-armv7-x10 kernel (--dtb dt-beagle-xm)
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** BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone32 kernel
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** OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
** Beagle/Panda/Panda ES: v3.7.10-x13 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
 +
*2016-04-07
 +
** BeagleBoard xM: v4.5.0-armv7-x2 kernel
 +
** BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
 +
** OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.net/deb/rootfs/jessie/debian-jessie-console-armhf-2014-02-16.tar.xz
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  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/elinux/debian-stretch-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  md5sum debian-jessie-console-armhf-2014-02-16.tar.xz
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  sha256sum debian-stretch-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
  12550b29231c51e76475ec5f37000c5b debian-jessie-console-armhf-2014-02-16.tar.xz
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  74fbd8d6e910acf0a4d3f923842bbcb810ac0ecaf66f2231bb42f4a0e4b14298 debian-stretch-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
  
 
Unpack image:
 
Unpack image:
  tar xf debian-jessie-console-armhf-2014-02-16.tar.xz
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  tar xf debian-stretch-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
  cd debian-jessie-console-armhf-2014-02-16
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  cd debian-stretch-console-armhf-2016-06-09
  
 
Then follow the directions shown above with the other images...
 
Then follow the directions shown above with the other images...
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= Flasher =
 
= Flasher =
  
== eMMC: BeagleBone Black ==
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== eMMC: BeagleBone Black/Green ==
  
This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or the win32 image program linked to on CircuitCo's wiki page.  First press and hold the boot select button (next to the microSD card), then apply power (same procedure as the official CircuitCo images). The board should boot into Debian and begin flashing the eMMC, 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.
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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.
  
 
Script for reference: (this is the script that writes to the eMMC)
 
Script for reference: (this is the script that writes to the eMMC)
  https://github.com/RobertCNelson/boot-scripts/blob/master/tools/beaglebone-black-eMMC-flasher.sh
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  https://github.com/RobertCNelson/boot-scripts/blob/master/tools/eMMC/init-eMMC-flasher-v3.sh
  
BTW: we are only writing about 500 megabytes to the eMMC, so the script will only take about 5-6 Minutes after power on.
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This script will only take about 5-6 Minutes after power on.
  
 
Notes:
 
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 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.
 
* If the 4 LED's blink a constant pattern, the eMMC write has failed. First REMOVE ALL capes, then retry again.
** (error -84: which may mean you've reached the max number of erase/write cycles...)
 
  
 
User: debian
 
User: debian
 
pass: temppwd
 
pass: temppwd
  
root: root/root
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Image Updated:
 +
*2016-06-09
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** BeagleBone Black/Green: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
 +
*2016-05-12
 +
** BeagleBone Black/Green: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
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*2016-04-07
 +
** BeagleBone Black/Green: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
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 +
Get prebuilt image:
 +
wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/flasher/BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
 +
 
 +
Verify Image with:
 +
sha256sum BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
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f2a4f629adf60b53fd93f37bb0ab7eddbafd68523a03e6cb45a6fcc4c59b29cf  BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
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 +
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 +
http://etcher.io
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Linux: (dd)
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xzcat BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
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== eMMC: 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  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.
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 +
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
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 +
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:
 
Image Updated:
*2014-02-16
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*2016-06-09
** BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone40 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
*2014-01-24
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*2016-05-12
** BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone37 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
*2013-12-17
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*2016-04-07
** BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone32 kernel
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** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.net/deb/flasher/wheezy/BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
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  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/flasher/bbx15-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  md5sum BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
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  sha256sum bbx15-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
  75593faa4338380f6e2b94e82376dc95 BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
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  f0a9d4f0ab4e8d7db6692b2925707f363ddc9069c0d3c5fa56ba8f2b86330d1e bbx15-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
  
Follow the "standard" update procedure.
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Windows/Mac/Linux gui
  http://circuitco.com/support/index.php?title=Updating_The_Software
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  http://etcher.io
  
Linux:
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Linux: (dd)
  unxz BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
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  xzcat bbx15-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
sudo dd if=./BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX
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= raw microSD img =
 
= raw microSD img =
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== BeagleBoard xM ==
 
== BeagleBoard xM ==
  
This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or the win32 image program linked to on CircuitCo's wiki page. First press and hold the boot select button (next to microSD card), then apply power (same procedure as the official CircuitCo images).  The board should boot into Debian.
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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
  
 
User: debian
 
User: debian
 
pass: temppwd
 
pass: temppwd
 
root: root/root
 
  
 
Auto partition resize:
 
Auto partition resize:
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Image Updated:
 
Image Updated:
*2014-02-16
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*2016-06-09
** Beagle/Beagle xM: v3.13.3-armv7-x10 kernel
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** BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.1-armv7-x4 kernel
 +
*2016-05-12
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** BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.0-rc7-armv7-x2 kernel
 +
*2016-04-07
 +
** BeagleBoard xM: v4.5.0-armv7-x2 kernel
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.net/deb/microsd/wheezy/bbxm-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
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  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/microsd/bbxm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  md5sum bbxm-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
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  sha256sum bbxm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
  a118de7b1500489ecd4d7263dc06b037 bbxm-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
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  e72b96f73f04d32c2a895ee422ea1c20a79d9fa42d6f973af53d1b174dd5ee08 bbxm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
 +
 
 +
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 +
http://etcher.io
  
Linux:
+
Linux: (dd)
  unxz bbxm-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
+
  xzcat bbxm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
sudo dd if=./bbxm-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX
+
  
== BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black ==
+
== BeagleBone White/Black/Green ==
  
This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or the win32 image program linked to on CircuitCo's wiki page. First press and hold the boot select button (next to microSD card), then apply power (same procedure as the official CircuitCo images).  The board should boot into Debian.
+
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
 
User: debian
 
pass: temppwd
 
pass: temppwd
  
root: root/root
+
Auto partition resize:
 +
cd /opt/scripts/tools
 +
git pull
 +
./grow_partition.sh
 +
sudo reboot
 +
 
 +
Image Updated:
 +
*2016-06-09
 +
** BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
 +
*2016-05-12
 +
** BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
 +
*2016-04-07
 +
** BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
 +
 
 +
Get prebuilt image:
 +
wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/microsd/bone-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
 +
 
 +
Verify Image with:
 +
sha256sum bone-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
 +
bd1d9b70a7e7c70ba11ea5c6c0b4961592886a022662e3a4ca6b5fd93d293b10  bone-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
 +
 
 +
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 +
http://etcher.io
 +
 
 +
Linux: (dd)
 +
xzcat bone-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd 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:
 
Auto partition resize:
Line 254: Line 364:
  
 
Image Updated:
 
Image Updated:
*2014-02-16
+
*2016-06-09
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone40 kernel
+
** OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
*2014-01-24
+
*2016-05-12
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone37 kernel
+
** OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
*2013-12-17
+
*2016-04-07
** BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black: v3.8.13-bone32 kernel
+
** OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.net/deb/microsd/wheezy/bone-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/microsd/omap5-uevm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  md5sum bone-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
+
  sha256sum omap5-uevm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
  de60cb007a51d74ebe27411d3da76edf bone-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
+
  6b0f3fe700c6b0a36ad26a105dd0707b8c007100167b6cfb8bf5d1d2dde2a08c omap5-uevm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
  
Linux:
+
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
  unxz bone-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img.xz
+
  http://etcher.io
sudo dd if=./bone-debian-7.4-2014-02-16-2gb.img of=/dev/sdX
+
  
= Debian Configuration =
+
Linux: (dd)
 +
xzcat omap5-uevm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
== Serial Ports ==
+
== BeagleBoard-X15 ==
  
To start a login console on ttyO2 (the serial header next to P9), edit /etc/inittab and add:
+
This image can be written to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card, via 'dd' on linux or on windows: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager
T0:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -L ttyO2 115200 vt102
+
  
To start a console on the USB ACM device, add the following to /etc/inittab,
+
User: debian
  GS0:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -L ttyGS0 115200 vt102
+
pass: temppwd
 +
 
 +
Auto partition resize:
 +
cd /opt/scripts/tools
 +
  git pull
 +
./grow_partition.sh
 +
sudo reboot
 +
 
 +
Image Updated:
 +
*2016-06-09
 +
** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
 +
*2016-05-12
 +
** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
 +
*2016-04-07
 +
** BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
 +
 
 +
Get prebuilt image:
 +
wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/microsd/bbx15-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
 +
 
 +
Verify Image with:
 +
sha256sum bbx15-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
 +
53ec6c19111b69e3ed70bd45544838950c0f4b639c399059d2b89d14ef49b0eb  bbx15-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz
 +
 
 +
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 +
http://etcher.io
 +
 
 +
Linux: (dd)
 +
xzcat bbx15-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
 +
 
 +
 
 +
= Debian Configuration =
  
 
==Install Latest Kernel Image==
 
==Install Latest Kernel Image==
  
Script:
+
General apt syntax for searching and installing a specific kernel:
  cd /opt/scripts/tools
+
sudo apt-get update
 +
sudo apt-cache search linux-image | grep <branch>
 +
sudo apt-get install linux-image-<specific version>
 +
sudo reboot
 +
 
 +
Latest kernel script
 +
  cd /opt/scripts/tools/
 
  git pull
 
  git pull
 +
sudo ./update_kernel.sh <OPTIONS>
  
Stable:
+
== 3.8.x ==
  ./update_kernel.sh
+
This is the first beagleboard.org long term kernel tree with capemanager support, it's been the default install for Debian Wheezy
 +
  beagleboard.org patchset: https://github.com/beagleboard/linux/tree/3.8
  
Testing:
+
  3.8.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black FULL Cape Support
  ./update_kernel.sh --beta-kernel
+
--bone-channel --stable
  
Custom: (has to be on rcn-ee.net)
+
3.8.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black FULL Cape Support + Xenomai
  ./update_kernel.sh --kernel v3.8.13-bone37
+
--bone-xenomai-channel --stable
 +
 
 +
== 4.1.x-ti ==
 +
This is slated to replace the v3.8.x tree in Debian Jessie, cape manager support is enabled.
 +
beagleboard.org patchset: https://github.com/beagleboard/linux/tree/4.1
 +
Based on: http://git.ti.com/gitweb/?p=ti-linux-kernel/ti-linux-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/ti-linux-4.1.y
 +
 
 +
4.1.x-ti BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black/BeagleBoard-X15
 +
--ti-channel --stable
 +
 
 +
4.1.x-ti BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black/BeagleBoard-X15 + RT
 +
--ti-rt-channel --stable
 +
 
 +
== Mainline (lts) ==
 +
 
 +
  4.1.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black + SGX
 +
--bone-kernel --lts
 +
 
 +
4.1.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black + RT + SGX
 +
--bone-rt-kernel --lts
 +
 
 +
== Mainline ==
 +
4.3.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black
 +
--bone-kernel --testing
 +
 
 +
== Debian 8: jessie ==
 +
sudo apt-get install linux-image-armmp
  
 
Reboot with your new Kernel Image.
 
Reboot with your new Kernel Image.
Line 312: Line 485:
 
  cd /opt/scripts/tools/graphics/
 
  cd /opt/scripts/tools/graphics/
 
  ./ti-tilcdc.sh
 
  ./ti-tilcdc.sh
 +
 +
== SGX Drivers ==
 +
 +
=== SGX BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black ===
 +
 +
Note, these are FBDEV only, no xorg/x11/etc...
 +
 +
Install the "4.1.x" lts/bone kernel:
 +
http://elinux.org/BeagleBoardDebian#Mainline_.28lts.29
 +
 +
Build SGX userspace for 4.1.x (must be done on an x86, due to the TI 5.01.01.02 blob extractor)
 +
git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/bb-kernel.git
 +
cd bb-kernel/
 +
git checkout origin/am33x-v4.1 -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 =
 
= Building Kernel =

Latest revision as of 09:13, 10 June 2016

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
BeagleBoard-X15 --dtb am57xx-beagle-x15
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/v4.6.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-4.4.y -b tmp
./build_kernel.sh

Debian (jessie)

Default username/password:

  • username: debian
  • password: temppwd

Image Updated:

  • 2016-06-09
    • BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.1-armv7-x4 kernel
    • BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
  • 2016-05-12
    • BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.0-rc7-armv7-x2 kernel
    • BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
  • 2016-04-07
    • BeagleBoard xM: v4.5.0-armv7-x2 kernel
    • BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.6-ti-r15 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/2016-06-09/elinux/debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
d75707f8cecc61732417c547acf3a1101a192cff59e0065268857e23a7fd0d53  debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz

Unpack Image:

tar xf debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
cd debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09

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 White/Black/Green - 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 v2016.06 -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:

  • 2016-06-09
    • BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.1-armv7-x4 kernel
    • BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
  • 2016-05-12
    • BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.0-rc7-armv7-x2 kernel
    • BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
  • 2016-04-07
    • BeagleBoard xM: v4.5.0-armv7-x2 kernel
    • BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/elinux/debian-stretch-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum debian-stretch-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
74fbd8d6e910acf0a4d3f923842bbcb810ac0ecaf66f2231bb42f4a0e4b14298  debian-stretch-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz

Unpack image:

tar xf debian-stretch-console-armhf-2016-06-09.tar.xz
cd debian-stretch-console-armhf-2016-06-09

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

Flasher

eMMC: BeagleBone Black/Green

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:

  • 2016-06-09
    • BeagleBone Black/Green: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
  • 2016-05-12
    • BeagleBone Black/Green: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
  • 2016-04-07
    • BeagleBone Black/Green: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/flasher/BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
f2a4f629adf60b53fd93f37bb0ab7eddbafd68523a03e6cb45a6fcc4c59b29cf  BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

eMMC: 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 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:

  • 2016-06-09
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
  • 2016-05-12
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
  • 2016-04-07
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/flasher/bbx15-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbx15-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
f0a9d4f0ab4e8d7db6692b2925707f363ddc9069c0d3c5fa56ba8f2b86330d1e  bbx15-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbx15-eMMC-flasher-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

raw microSD img

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:

  • 2016-06-09
    • BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.1-armv7-x4 kernel
  • 2016-05-12
    • BeagleBoard xM: v4.6.0-rc7-armv7-x2 kernel
  • 2016-04-07
    • BeagleBoard xM: v4.5.0-armv7-x2 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/microsd/bbxm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbxm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
e72b96f73f04d32c2a895ee422ea1c20a79d9fa42d6f973af53d1b174dd5ee08  bbxm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbxm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

BeagleBone White/Black/Green

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:

  • 2016-06-09
    • BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
  • 2016-05-12
    • BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
  • 2016-04-07
    • BeagleBone White/Black/Green: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/microsd/bone-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
bd1d9b70a7e7c70ba11ea5c6c0b4961592886a022662e3a4ca6b5fd93d293b10  bone-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd 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:

  • 2016-06-09
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
  • 2016-05-12
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
  • 2016-04-07
    • OMAP5432 uEVM: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/microsd/omap5-uevm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum omap5-uevm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
6b0f3fe700c6b0a36ad26a105dd0707b8c007100167b6cfb8bf5d1d2dde2a08c  omap5-uevm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat omap5-uevm-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd 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:

  • 2016-06-09
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.12-ti-r30 kernel
  • 2016-05-12
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.9-ti-r25 kernel
  • 2016-04-07
    • BeagleBoard-X15: v4.4.6-ti-r15 kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2016-06-09/microsd/bbx15-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbx15-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb*
53ec6c19111b69e3ed70bd45544838950c0f4b639c399059d2b89d14ef49b0eb  bbx15-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbx15-debian-8.5-console-armhf-2016-06-09-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX


Debian Configuration

Install Latest Kernel Image

General apt syntax for searching and installing a specific kernel:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-cache search linux-image | grep <branch>
sudo apt-get install linux-image-<specific version>
sudo reboot

Latest kernel script

cd /opt/scripts/tools/
git pull
sudo ./update_kernel.sh <OPTIONS>

3.8.x

This is the first beagleboard.org long term kernel tree with capemanager support, it's been the default install for Debian Wheezy

beagleboard.org patchset: https://github.com/beagleboard/linux/tree/3.8
3.8.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black FULL Cape Support
--bone-channel --stable
3.8.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black FULL Cape Support + Xenomai
--bone-xenomai-channel --stable

4.1.x-ti

This is slated to replace the v3.8.x tree in Debian Jessie, cape manager support is enabled.

beagleboard.org patchset: https://github.com/beagleboard/linux/tree/4.1
Based on: http://git.ti.com/gitweb/?p=ti-linux-kernel/ti-linux-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/ti-linux-4.1.y
4.1.x-ti BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black/BeagleBoard-X15
--ti-channel --stable
4.1.x-ti BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black/BeagleBoard-X15 + RT
--ti-rt-channel --stable

Mainline (lts)

4.1.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black + SGX
--bone-kernel --lts
4.1.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black + RT + SGX
--bone-rt-kernel --lts

Mainline

4.3.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black
--bone-kernel --testing

Debian 8: jessie

sudo apt-get install linux-image-armmp

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 the "4.1.x" lts/bone kernel: http://elinux.org/BeagleBoardDebian#Mainline_.28lts.29

Build SGX userspace for 4.1.x (must be done on an x86, due to the TI 5.01.01.02 blob extractor)

git clone https://github.com/RobertCNelson/bb-kernel.git
cd bb-kernel/
git checkout origin/am33x-v4.1 -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