DaVinci

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Texas Instruments Davinci line are a range of processors with tightly optimised DSP and peripheral hardware

Despite the marketing hype there are a number of issues users are falling into, a number related to the MontaVista Linux installed with the EVM. This wiki is intended to help reduce the duplication of effort that is currently occuring and suggest some common fixes (or at least highlite the most common mistakes!)

Anything you find here should be considered highly dubious and it is entirely your own responsibility for breaking your stuff.


Most of these are stubs waiting for some nice user to help pad out. If you miss anything here, maybe the official DaVinci wiki can help you. If not, please add there. It would be good idea to collect all DaVinci related stuff only in one wiki, so maybe the infos here should be moved over to official DaVinci wiki.

FAQ

The Davinci FAQ can be found here

Guides

Guide.jpeg - Das u-boot guide for davinci (using DVFlasher) - DaVinci U-boot 1.0

Guide.jpeg - Help I have bricked my EVM! - EVM Brickage 1.0

Guide.jpeg - Using the opensource GIT Kernel to work - OS GIT

Guide.jpeg - Configuring an initrd - DaVinci Initrd 1.0

Guide.jpeg - Setting up USB Host mode - DaVinci USBHost 1.0

Guide.jpeg - Setting up console on framebuffer - DaVinci FBcons 1.0

Guide.jpeg - USB Wlan (DLink DWL G 122 Rev C) - Davinci USB Wlan

Dev Boards

Guide.jpeg - DM6446 (DaVinci™) Evaluation Module (EVM)

Guide.jpeg - Eointec Solutions IgnitionPro - Rapid Prototype Module for Dual Core Davinci Processor

Guide.jpeg - Neuros Technology Module and Carrier Board open set-top box platform (with or without housing)

Undocumented Findings

Guide.jpeg - RBL: booting from NAND and ECC/Bad blocks - DaVinci RBL 1.0

Guide.jpeg - IRC snippits - DaVinci IRC

Programing

Example Program.gif - Blinking LEDS on the EVM over I2c - EVM_LED_Blinking.c

Example Program.gif - Simple TTY host program to access serial port - EVM_comz.c

Example Program.gif - PWM kernel driver (char driver) - PWM.c Good example for your own device drivers

Example Program.gif - Accessing an I2C temperature sensor - temp_sens.c

Example Program.gif - Useful I2C routines - I2Croutines.c

Guide.jpeg - Overclocking the EVM EVMoc

Hardware Hacks

Hack.jpg - Adding a second MMC / SD slot - Second MMC / SD

Hack.jpg - Installing some input buttons - Input buttonz

Hack.jpg - Adding I2C devices (e.g. Temp Sensor) - I2C Mods

Mailing Lists and Useful Links

Chats and Forums

Davinci IRC chat can be found in the #davinci channel on irc.freenode.net. For more information about Freenode, see www.freenode.net

General IRC help can be found here :- IRC Help [1]