Getting Started Guide for OMAP-L137

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Purpose

The purpose of this Getting Started Guide is to walk you through setting up the OMAP-L137 EVM and installing the OMAP-L137 Floating Point Starter Kit software. You should proceed through this guide in the order given for best results. By the end of this Getting Started Guide you will have the OMAP-L137 EVM booting to Linux and the Linux host development environment configured. You should also bookmark the OMAPL1 Category page since new articles will continue to appear here.

EVM Overview

For an overview of the OMAP-L137 EVM please see the EVM Overview - OMAP-L137 page.

Hardware Setup

For information on setting up the OMAP-L137 EVM hardware please see the OMAP-L137 EVM Hardware Setup page.

PC Host Setup

If you're not a regular Linux user you may wish to consult Before the Getting Started Guide and/or Linux Host Configuration - Ubuntu for some useful info.

Installing the SDK Software

The Installing the Software for OMAP-L137 page covers how to install the MontaVista tools, SDK software, and Linux Support Pack for the OMAP-L137 processor.

Note: If you are migrating from the early adopter version of the SDK software you can check the differences in this document.

Restoring/Flashing Bootloaders

Caution: You will need to Install the OMAP-L137 Software prior to flashing the bootloaders: see Installing the Software for OMAP-L137

It is likely that you will want/need to restore or flash the bootloaders on your OMAP-L137 board. For detailed instructions on how to do this please see the Restoring/Flashing OMAP-L137 Bootloaders page.

Setting up target file system

For information on setting up an NFS target file system for use on the OMAP-L137 EVM please see the Setting up OMAP-L137 Target File System page.

For information on creating other types of target file systems such as SD/MMC and USB please see the Creating file systems on removable media page.

Building Linux kernel

To learn how configure and build the Linux kernel for the OMAP-L137 processor please see the Building the OMAP-L137 Linux Kernel page

Building the SDK

The SDK software provided with this EVM contains examples for communicating between the ARM and DSP processors as well as driver modules used in that communication. It also contains the development packages such as Codec Engine which allow for easy communication between the ARM and DSP. For information on building the SDK software please see the Building the OMAP-L137 SDK page.

Additional Procedures

This section covers additional useful procedures that are not necessarily part of the getting started process.

Setting Up a TFTP Server

For information on setting up a TFTP server please see the Setting up a TFTP Server page.

Alternate Boot Methods

For information on booting the OMAP-L137 board please see the Alternate Boot Methods for OMAP-L137 page.

Updating/Restoring Kernel Image

For information on updating or restoring the kernel image on the OMAP-L137 board please see the Updating/Restoring the OMAP-L137 Kernel Image page.

Creating filesystems on removable media

For information on creating filesystems on removable media for the OMAP-L137 please see the Creating filesystems on removable media page.

Configuring/Building U-Boot

For information on configuring and building U-Boot for the OMAP-L137 please see the Configuring/Building U-Boot for OMAP-L137 page.

Example TeraTerm Scripts

For example TeraTerm scripts that can be used with the OMAP-L137 board please see the TeraTerm Scripts page.

Additional Information