EVAL SDK 2011Q2 for DM365 Leopard Board

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*Integration with TI's digital video toolkit for DaVinci platforms - DVSDK 4.00.02.06.  
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**Please make sure to download and install the DVSDK before building the RidgeRun SDK.  
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**Install the DVSDK by running <tt>dvsdk_dm365-evm_4_02_00_06_setuplinux</tt>. Be sure to use the default installation values.  
**<tt>dm365-evm_4_02_00_06_setuplinux</tt> can be [http://software-dl.ti.com/dsps/dsps_public_sw/sdo_sb/targetcontent/dvsdk/DVSDK_4_00/4_02_00_06/index_FDS.html  downloaded from TI's site].
**<tt>dm365-evm_4_02_00_06_setuplinux</tt> can be [http://software-dl.ti.com/dsps/dsps_public_sw/sdo_sb/targetcontent/dvsdk/DVSDK_4_00/4_02_00_06/index_FDS.html  downloaded from TI's site].

Revision as of 16:35, 20 June 2011

Contents

General Information

Release Information

Copyright Notice

This document and the software described in it are furnished under license with RidgeRun, and as such, may be used or copied only in accordance with the terms of the license. The contents of this document are furnished for informational purposes only and are subject to change without notice. RidgeRun, assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or inaccuracies that may exist in this document. No part of this document may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, without the prior written consent of RidgeRun.

Please read the full license agreement for the RidgeRun Evaluation SDKs here.

Trademarks

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Revision History

Date Revision
Comments
06-17-2011 1
Initial Version

Documentation

What's new?

1 The library provided within the Evaluation SDK is a 100% functional demo version that allows you to test it.

Differences between the EVAL SDK and Professional SDK

The EVAL SDK 2011Q2 is based on the Professional SDK 2011Q2 but it has been added some limitations. The main differences between both SDK versions are listed below:

Table 2. Differences between EVAL SDK and Professional SDK release 2011Q2
Feature EVAL SDK Professional SDK
GStreamer plugins Yes Yes
DVSDK 4 support Yes Yes
H264 Platinum Encoding Yes Yes
NAND support Yes Yes
JFFS2 support Yes Yes
UBIFS support No Yes
Auto white balance/auto exposure library Yes (Demo version) 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 and 10.10 in 32 bits.

SDK Details

This is an Evaluation Linux SDK build for Texas Instruments DM365 System on Chip and based on the Professional SDK 2011Q2.

Hardware

This SDK is designed to run on the DM365 LeopardBoard and DM368 LeopardBoard. 2

2 Since it is possible to use this evaluation version for the LeopardBoard DM368, it will not provide the maximun clock rates for this architecture. In order to get the maximun performance for this board please purchase our Professional SDK.

Besides this, the SDK also supports a huge variety of additional hardware for the board such as:

Software

This SDK includes:

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.

Support Information

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 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 inquiries@ridgerun.com for information and pricing on Developers SDK for DM365 platforms.

SDK Download Instructions

This SDK will be available to download through an SVN repository. To get the download link go to our download center and to the DM365 Leopardboard section. Once you register your data, a mail with the download information will be sent to you. Once you have the repository download link use

svn checkout <repositoryLink>

to download the SDK. In order to compile the SDK you need to install the toolchain (download link also provided within the email). Further instructions available at DM365-Leopard SDK Getting Started Guide.

Hardware usage examples

The next links will lead you to some hardware usage examples. It is important to follow the SDK installation instructions, since unexpected behavior can be obtained it these are not followed.

Hardware:

Related links

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