embedding linux on the encore simputer l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Embedding Linux on the Encore Simputer PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Embedding Linux on the Encore Simputer

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 14

Embedding Linux on the Encore Simputer - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 174 Views
  • Uploaded on

Embedding Linux on the Encore Simputer. Samyeer Metrani Encore Software Limited. Agenda. The Encore Simputer Building an ARM Linux Kernel Porting to the Encore Simputer Porting the 2.6-test9 kernel. The Encore-Simputer. The Encore Simputer. 206Mhz StrongARM Processor

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Embedding Linux on the Encore Simputer' - marguerite


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
embedding linux on the encore simputer

Embedding Linux on the Encore Simputer

Samyeer Metrani

Encore Software Limited

agenda
Agenda
  • The Encore Simputer
  • Building an ARM Linux Kernel
  • Porting to the Encore Simputer
  • Porting the 2.6-test9 kernel
the encore simputer4
The Encore Simputer
  • 206Mhz StrongARM Processor
  • 32-64 MB DRAM – 16-32MB Flash
  • LCD Panel Color/Mono Display
  • TouchPanel Input
  • Internal Mic & Speaker
  • USB Slave and Serial Port PC Connectivity
  • Smartcard Interface
  • V.90 Internal Modem
  • USB Master
  • Compact Flash (CF II)
what is on the simputer
What is on the Simputer?
  • Stock Linux ARM Kernel
  • glibc 2.2.4
  • XWindows 4.2 and Related X Libraries
  • GTK 1.2 Libraries
  • Networking Tools
    • PPP, ftp, telnet, …
  • Utilities and Feature Demo’s
tools needed
Tools Needed
  • The ARM Toolchain
  • Using the skiff toolchain
  • Other pre-built toolchains
    • ftp://ftp.arm.linux.org.uk/pub/armlinux/toolchain/
  • Building a toolchain.
building an arm linux kernel
Building an ARM-Linux Kernel
  • Selecting a Platform
    • The Assabet Platform
  • The Linux Kernel
    • www.kernel.org
  • Russel King’s Patches
    • www.arm.linux.org.uk
  • Building the first kernel
    • Cross Compilation Support
    • Makefile Modifications.
running the kernel
Running the Kernel
  • The Bootloader
    • BLOB – www.lart.tudelft.nl
    • bootldr - http://www.handhelds.org/projects/cvsproj.html?project=bootldr
  • What does the bootloader do
    • Processor and Memory initialisation
    • Setup a serial console
    • Load kernel (and ramdisk)
  • Bootloader support for the kernel.
adding a new architecture
Adding a new architecture
  • Registering a Machine Type
    • www.arm.linux.org.uk/developer/machines/
    • arch/arm/tools/mach-types
  • Modifying the configuration menu
  • Creating a default configuration
  • Booting the First Kernel
  • Turning on Kernel Debug.
getting the kernel booting
Getting the Kernel Booting
  • Bootloader specific initialisation
  • Kernel Notes
    • http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/developer/kernelnotes.shtml
  • Modifying Configure.help
  • Building a kernel patch.
machine specific initialisations
Machine Specific Initialisations
  • Architecture specific initialisation
    • esl_simputer.c, esl_simputer.h
    • Makefile Modifications
  • Board specific Initialisations
    • DRAM Support
    • Flash MAPS
  • Bringing up the display
  • Building a new patch.
what next
What next…
  • Hardware Interfaces
  • Peripheral Support
    • Touchpanel
    • Audio Support
    • Keypad Support
    • RTC Support
    • USB, Compact Flash
  • Kernel 2.6…
porting the 2 6 test9 kernel
Porting the 2.6-test9 kernel
  • Why 2.6 kernel?
  • Toolchain Differences
    • 2.95.3, 3,3,1 …
  • Bootloader Support
  • Configuration Files.
thank you

Thank You

Samyeer Metrani