BeagleBoard/GSoC/2021 Proposal/OmkarBhilare

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Proposal for Beaglewire Updates

About Student: Omkar Bhilare
Mentors: Michael Welling
Code: gsoc-application
Wiki: https://elinux.org/BeagleBoard/GSoC/2021_Proposal/OmkarBhilare
GSoC: GSoC entry

Status

This project is currently just a proposal.

Proposal

Completed All the requirements listed on the ideas page.
The PR request for cross-compilation task: #154.

About you

IRC: Omkar Bhilare
Github: ombhilare999
School: Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
Country: India
Primary language : English, Hindi, Marathi
Typical work hours: 10AM-8PM Indian Standard Time
Previous GSoC participation: This is my first time applying for GSoC, I'm an Electronics enthusiast and have a great interest in fields like FPGA, Digital VLSI, Computer Architecture. I have Experienced with Altera, Sipeed, and Lattice FPGAs. I like the beaglewire GSoC Idea and it will be a pleasure to contribute to it

About your project

Project name: Beaglewire Software Support

Description

In 10-20 sentences, what are you making, for whom, why and with what technologies (programming languages, etc.)? (We are looking for open source SOFTWARE submissions.)

Introduction

Beagle Wire is an FPGA Cape for the beaglebone black. In this project, I'm developing and testing the existing software support of Beaglewire. The known primary issue in Beaglewire is the interface between 32MB SDRAM and ICE40HX4K. For this Solution, I'm going to try LiteDRAM(a small footprint and configurable DRAM core). There are two grove Connectors on BeagleWire for I2C, I'm going to found whether there is improvement needed in the existing I2C Verilog code and will also provide some example code with simple I2C sensors.
I will also test Subsystems like PWM, UART in actual hardware, if found not working will correct the subsystems and provide appropriate examples codes for them.

Timeline

Provide a development timeline with a milestone each of the 11 weeks and any pre-work. (A realistic timeline is critical to our selection process.)

Mar 30 Proposal complete, Submitted to https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com
Apr 27 Proposal accepted or rejected
May 18 Pre-work complete, Coding officially begins!
May 25 Milestone #1, Introductory YouTube video
June 1 Milestone #2
June 8 Milestone #3
June 15 18:00 UTC Milestone #4, Mentors and students can begin submitting Phase 1 evaluations
June 19 18:00 UTC Phase 1 Evaluation deadline
June 22 Milestone #5
June 29 Milestone #6
July 6 Milestone #7
July 13 18:00 UTC Milestone #8, Mentors and students can begin submitting Phase 2 evaluations
July 17 18:00 UTC Phase 2 Evaluation deadline
July 20 Milestone #9
July 27 Milestone #10
August 3 Milestone #11, Completion YouTube video
August 10 - 17 18:00 UTC Final week: Students submit their final work product and their final mentor evaluation
August 17 - 24 18:00 UTC Mentors submit final student evaluations

Experience and approach

In 5-15 sentences, convince us you will be able to successfully complete your project in the timeline you have described.

Contingency

What will you do if you get stuck on your project and your mentor isn’t around?

Benefit

If successfully completed, what will its impact be on the BeagleBoard.org community? Include quotes from BeagleBoard.org community members who can be found on http://beagleboard.org/discuss and http://bbb.io/gsocchat.

Misc

Please complete the requirements listed on the ideas page. Provide link to pull request.

Suggestions

Is there anything else we should have asked you?