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[edit] Basic Platform setup

[edit] General Platform information

OMAP4 Blaze Development Platform
Video Overview:
  • Video reviews the equipment needed to boot a Blaze platform.
Reference Links:
Previous Step:
  • None
Next Step:
  • Connecting cables and power


[edit] Connecting cables and power to the Platform

OMAP4 Blaze Development Platform
Video Overview:
  • Video reviews the process of connecting USB cable, Ethernet Cable, Dip switches and power supply.
Reference Links:
Previous Step:
  • General Platform information
Next Step:
  • SD/MMC Card configuration


[edit] SD/MMC Card configuration

Applies to all OMAP Development Platforms running Android or Linux
Video Overview:
  • Runs through the steps for configuring an SD card for an OMAP development Platform.
Reference Links:
Previous Step:
  • Connecting cables and power to the Platform
Next Step:
  • Loading an environment on an SD card


[edit] Loading an environment on an SD card

Applies to all OMAP Development Platforms
Video Overview:
  • Provides an example of loading an environment on an SD card. An environment consist of of the following: u-boot, MLO (x-loader), and uImage (kernel). These items can be built using the steps provided in bootloader project and kernel project.
  • Note: Kernel may vary from distribution to distribution. Read each Distribution project page for further information.
Reference Links:
Previous Step:
  • SD/MMC Card configuration
Next Step:
  • Connecting a Platform to Ubuntu Desktop


[edit] Connecting a Platform to Ubuntu Desktop

Applies to all OMAP Development Platforms
Video Overview:
  • Provides an example on how to connect a OMAP platform to a Ubuntu Desktop through the use of Minicom. Other similar programs are available for your Linux Desktop and can also be used.
Reference Links:
Previous Step:
  • Loading an environment on an SD card
Next Step:
  • Load and test your Platform with either Pre-built binaries or binaries you have built yourself.


[edit] Loading Pre-Built Binaries

[edit] Ubuntu on Blaze

OMAP4 Blaze Development Platform
Video Overview:
  • Provides an example of Blaze booting with Pre-Built binaries. File system is based on Ubuntu 10.04 UNE release. This is a basic file system used verify that the platform is up and running.
Reference Links:
Previous Step:
  • Connecting a Platform to Ubuntu Desktop
Next Step:
  • None

[edit] Android on Blaze

OMAP4 Blaze Development Platform
Video Overview:
  • Provides an example of Blaze booting with Pre-Built binaries for Android. File system is based on L27.4 RC0 release. This is a basic file system used to verify that the platform is up and running.
  • Note: L27.4 RC0 is an internal release name that TI uses for its handoffs.
Reference Links:
Previous Step:
  • Connecting a Platform to Ubuntu Desktop
Next Step:
  • None
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