SDK Beta Release 844703 for DM365 Leopard Board
- Product Name: Free SDK for DM365 Leopard Board.
- Version: Beta Release 844707.
- Date: 03-12-2009.
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- Leopard Board related documentation:
There is no previous SDK for the DM365 Leopard Board SDK.
SDK 844703 is a free Linux SDK build for Texas Instruments DM365 System on Chip.
This SDK is designed to run on the DM365 Leopard Board.
This SDK includes:
- ARM toolchain: gcc 4.2.4.
- U-Boot 2009.11 with a set of patches for support the Leopard DM365 (The SDK bootloader installation is not supported, please DO NOT run the target "make installbootloader", or your board will get bricked).
- Linux LSP kernel 2.6.18 + Real Time patches. DM365 support for the following drivers:
- Sensor MT9T031 for 5MP camera.
- Video output support: DVI, Component and Composite.
- MTD (NAND flash).
- Watchdog timer.
- Real time clock.
- USB (host and gadget).
- VPBE Framebuffer.
- AutoFocus (AF).
- Auto Exposure/Auto White Balance (AEW).
- Integration with some of TI's newest packages for the DaVinci platforms, including:
- DVSDK 2.10.01.18.
- XDCTools 3.15.01.59.
- Please ensure to download and install these packages in your home directory before build the SDK. These packages can be download from the TI's site here.
- Video quality of the captured video by the 5MP camera. The video captured by the camera looks with a purple tone, so it seems that there is an issue related to the color space transformation between UYVY and NV12.
- Framerate when Gstreamer is used. When the camera is used to capture video in gstreamer the framerate is around 1/25 fps. However some tests where done by using a custom V4L2 application and the framerate is around 25fps to 30fps.
- The audio codec AIC3104 is not supported yet. The main issue found is the audio codec doesn't use an external clock, instead is uses a clockout from the DM365 SoC, so it needs to be configured to provide the clock signal to the audio codec and the AIC driver configuration needs to be modified to make it match with the frequency provided by the DM365.
This SDK doesn't include support services.
RidgeRun Developer SDK for DM365 provides handful of debug and profile tools, professional Linux development support and a wider range of DM365 drivers. Contact RidgeRun at firstname.lastname@example.org for information and pricing on Developers SDK for DM365 platforms.
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