Release Notes for latest evaluation SDK for Gumstix Overo OMAP35x board

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General Information

Release Information

  • Product Name: Evaluation SDK for Gumstix Overo OMAP35x Board.
  • Version: NOT AVAILABLE.
  • Download link: NOT AVAILABLE .

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Revision History

Date Comments
NOT AVAILABLE Initial Version


General SDK documentation:

Gumstix Overo OMAP35x Board related documentation:

What's New?

Supported Operating Systems

Linux Distribution

  • Ubuntu 9.04 in 32 bits.
  • Ubuntu 9.10 in 32 bits.

Setting up extra components

SDK Details

  • The first release is rigt now on a testing step
  • Its coming soon

Integration with DSVDK

This board support the DVSDK 3.01.00 Product

This release of the DVSDK 3.01 product supports OMAP3525 and OMAP3530 platforms.

This DVSDK, coupled with the Platform Support Package for Linux, gives developers the ability to evaluate the hardware and software capabilities of the OMAP3525 and OMAP3530 platforms.

The Build date: 04-07-2010

Getting Started Guide for OMAP35x EVM DVSDK can be acceded from [here]

GNU/Linux & bootloader

The linux kernel and the bootloader versions are listed below :

OMAP Linux Kernel 2.6.32(Linux kernel version)

u-boot v2010.06

The git version from this u-boot can be obtained from here

Toolchain 2009-q1-203

The kernel and U-Boot have been compiled with CodeSourcery GNU Toolchain for ARM Processors 2009-q1-203 based on GCC 4.3.3

Required Hardware



  • LCD-ready for 4.3" LG touch-screen
  • Touchscreen controller
  • Provides 24 bits per pixel
  • USB mini-AB with OTG signals
  • USB mini-A connector with USB Host signals
  • USB mini-B console port
  • Signals available on 0.100" through-holes at 1.8V logic
  • Stereo audio in
  • Stereo audio out


  • 4V to 5.5V input


  • (2) 70-pin connectors: AVX 5602 series
  • 40-pin header (not populated)
  • Two (2) two-wire serial ports
  • One 1-wire port
  • 6 PWM lines
  • I2C port
  • SPI bus
  • 6 A/D input lines
  • Processor control signals


  • 118.3mm x 67.25mm



  • LCD-ready for 4.3" LG touch-screen
  • Provides 24 bits per pixel
  • Touchscreen controller
  • 10/100baseT Ethernet
  • USB standard A for USB Host
  • USB mini-AB with OTG signals
  • USB mini-B connector with USB for serial console
  • Stereo audio in
  • Stereo audio out
  • Signals available on 0.100" through-holes at 1.8V logic


  • 5V input

Recommended Hardware

LG 4.3 inch LCD Touch Screen


  • 4.3" diagonal screen. WQVGA (480x272 pixels), max 8 bits each of R,G,B* touch screen panel


  • connects directly to 4.3" LCD-ready Gumstix Overo expansion boards.


    • Fully supplied at various voltages by any Gumstix Overo LCD-ready expansion boards


  • 105.5 x 67.2 x 3.9mm
  • display is: 95.04 x 53.856mm

LG part number:

  • LB043WQ2

What's Supported

The SDK package supports the following components:

  • Gstreamer
  • Gst-dmai plugins
  • dvsdk
  • U-Boot supporting NAND, MMC boot modes
  • X-loader supporting NAND, MMC boot modes
  • Pre-built binaries for X-loader, U-Boot, Linux kernel and filesystem.
  • Linux Kernel and device drivers:
    • Audio (McBSP)
    • Ethernet
    • MUSB host supporting MSC, HID and USB Audio
    • NAND
    • UART
    • I2C
    • TouchScreen (NOT TESTED)

What's Not Supported

Following are not supported:

  • NOR support

Known Bugs

Support Information

This SDK doesn't include support services.

  • RidgeRun Developer SDK for Gumstix Overo OMAP35x Board provides handful of debug and profile tools, professional Linux development support and a wider range of OMAP35x drivers.
  • Contact RidgeRun at for information and pricing on Developers SDK for Gumstix Overo OMAP35x Board platforms.