EVAL SDK Turrialba for Beagleboard-xM
From RidgeRun Developer Connection
- Product Name: Evaluation SDK for Beagleboard-xM based on Turrialba Stable Release.
- Date: 06-2013.
- Turrialba SDK Release Information
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|02-2013|| 1||Initial Version|
- Beagleboard-xM related documentation:
- CodeSourcery Toolchain 2009q1
- Updated kernel version to 2.6.32
- Updated DVSDK version to 4.02.00.06
- Updated GStreamer DMAI plugins
- Graphics SDK support.
- Audio support added
- Application to handle video capture previewer and resizer
- Support for S-Video and DVI video output
- SD recovery support
- SD boot support.
Differences between the EVAL SDK and Professional SDK
The EVAL SDK Turrialba is based on the Professional SDK Turrialba but it has been added some limitations. The main differences between both SDK versions are listed below:
|Feature||EVAL SDK||Professional SDK|
|DVSDK 4 support||Yes||Yes|
|H264 Platinum Encoding||Yes||Yes|
|OMAPSINK video sink element||No||Yes|
|Can be used to develop commercial products||No||Yes|
|Can be used for personal or education proposes||Yes||Yes|
|RidgeRun's professional support||No||Yes|
Supported Operating Systems
Linux Distribution Ubuntu 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10 and 12.04 in 32 bits and 64 bits.
This is an Evaluation Linux SDK build for Texas Instruments DM373x System on Chip and based on the Professional SDK Turrialba.
This SDK is designed to run on the Beagleboard-xM.
This SDK includes:
- ARM toolchain: gcc 4.3.3.
- U-Boot 20110621c
- Linux kernel 2.6.32. Support for:
- Video output support: DVI, Component and Composite.
- MTD (NAND flash).
- Real time clock.
- USB (host and gadget).
- VPBE Framebuffer.
- Integration with TI's digital video toolkit for DaVinci platforms - DVSDK 4.03.00.06.
- Please make sure to download and install the DVSDK before building the RidgeRun SDK.
- Install the DVSDK by running dvsdk_dm3730-evm_4_03_00_06_setuplinux. Be sure to use the default installation values.
- dvsdk_dm3730-evm_4_03_00_06_setuplinux can be downloaded from TI's site.
Known Limitations and Defects
RidgeRun offers the evaluation SDK for hobbyists willing to invest time getting they project to work. RidgeRun also offers the evaluation SDK for professional companies in product development who want to try out the SDK before purchase. RidgeRun will extend the professional SDK as required by our customers. Many of those changes will be ported to the evaluation SDK.
Expect the list below to change regularly as new limitations are reported and defect fixes are checked in.
- Currently only the VGA leopard imaging sensor (mt9v113) is supported.
This SDK doesn't include support services. Make sure to read the links listed below (Related Links) in order to solve some of the main issues.
RidgeRun Professional SDK provides handful of debug and profile tools, professional Linux development support and a wider range of drivers. Contact RidgeRun at firstname.lastname@example.org for information and pricing on Professional SDK for the platforms you need.
SDK Download Instructions
If you want to get the Beagleboard-xM EVAL SDK Turrialba you need to go to our Downloads page and select the Beagleboard-xM SDK. You will be asked for your email address and some information. Once you have submitted the required information you will receive an email with the following information:
- A link to download the SDK Turrialba Installer file for GNU/Linux based operative systems.
- A username and password to download the installer.
- A link to the installation instructions.
In order to compile the SDK you need to install the toolchain. Further instructions available at RidgeRun Turrialba SDK User Guide.