USB-RS232 test Spartan 6 LX45T/OMAP L138

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USB-RS232 (OMAP - UART)

Having a console responding on the pc we tested the USB - RS232, install the minicom client. Configure the minicom client

RR@RidgeRun:~$ sudo minicom -s 

Go to Serial port setup option and fill the spaces as shown below:

    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
     A -    Serial Device                : /dev/ttyUSB0                
     B -    Lockfile Location           : /var/lock                      
     C -    Callin Program              :                                    
     D -    Callout Program            :                                   
     E -    Bps/Par/Bits                   : 115200 8N1                  
     F -    Hardware Flow Control  : No                          
     G -    Software Flow Control   : No                           
                                                                             
        Change which setting?                                  
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
             Screen and keyboard     
             Save setup as USB0       
             Save setup as..              
             Exit                                 
             Exit from Minicom          
            +------------------------------------+

After exiting from minicom configuration , start the minicom service with the command line

RR@RidgeRun:~$ minicom


When the board initiate you would be able to a message as the one shown below

Booting TI User Boot Loader
UBL Version: 1.65
UBL Flashtype: SPI
Starting SPI Memory Copy...
Valid magicnum, 0x55424CBB, found at offset 0x00010000.
DONE
Jumping to entry point at 0xC1080000.
U-Boot 2009.11 (Mar 25 2010 - 14:39:42)
I2C:   ready
DRAM:  64 MB
In:    serial
Out:   serial
Err:   serial
ARM Clock : 300000000 Hz
DDR Clock : 150000000 Hz
Net:   Ethernet PHY: GENERIC @ 0x00
Hit any key to stop autoboot:  0
U-Boot > <INTERRUPT>
U-Boot >
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