PROCESSOR-SDK-AM65X

Processor SDK for AM65x Sitara processors – Linux, TI-RTOS, & Android support

PROCESSOR-SDK-AM65X

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Overview

Processor SDK (Software Development Kit) is a unified software platform for TI embedded processors providing easy setup and fast out-of-the-box access to benchmarks and demos. All releases of Processor SDK are consistent across TI’s broad portfolio, allowing developers to seamlessly reuse and migrate software across devices. Developing scalable platform solutions has never been easier than with the Processor SDK and TI’s embedded processor solutions.

Processor SDK includes support for Linux, TI-RTOS, and Android operating systems.

Linux Highlights:

  • Long-Term Stable (LTS) Linux kernel support
  • U-Boot bootloader support
  • Linaro GNU compiler collection (GCC) tool chains
  • Yocto Project™ OE Core compatible file systems

RTOS Highlights:

  • TI-RTOS kernel, a light-weight real-time embedded operating system for TI devices
  • Chip support libraries, drivers, and basic board-support utilities
  • Interprocessor communication for communication across cores and devices
  • Basic networking stack and protocols
  • Bootloaders and boot utilities
  • Linaro GNU compiler collection (GCC) tool chains

Linaro Toolchain Support

The Linaro toolchain is comprised of robust, commercial-grade tools which are optimized for Cortex-A processors. The tool chain is fully supported by TI and the entire Linaro community including Linaro staff engineers, member company developers and others in the open source community. Linaro tools, software and testing procedures are included in this latest release of the Processor SDK.

Yocto Project™ Support

The Yocto Project is an open-source collaboration spearheaded by the Linux Foundation to simplify the framework for building embedded Linux software distributions. TI makes this available through its Arago distribution. The Arago Project provides a verified, tested and supported subset of packages, built with a free and open tool chain. Additional resources on Yocto Project and TI’s Arago distribution are available at arago-project.org.

Features

Linux features

  • Open Linux support
  • Linux kernel and Bootloaders
  • File system
  • Qt/Webkit application framework
  • 3D graphics support
  • GUI-based application launcher
  • Example applications
  • ARM benchmarks: Dhrystone, Linpack, Whetstone
  • Webkit web browser
  • Programmable Realtime Unit (PRU)
  • Host tools including Flash Tool and Pin Mux Utility
  • Code Composer Studio™ IDE for Linux development
  • Documentation

RTOS features

  • Driver availability
  • File system
  • Bare metal secondary bootloader
  • Debug and instrumentation utilities
  • Board support package with Diagnostics
  • Example applications
  • Host tools including Pin Mux and Clock Tree utilities
  • Code Composer Studio™ IDE for RTOS development
  • Documentation

 

Android features

  • Linux kernel and bootloader
  • 3-D graphics drive and libraries
  • Example applications, including:
    • Multimedia video and 3-D graphics
    • Programmable realtime unit (PRU) ethernet
    • Android web browser
  • Host tools
  • Debugging options
  • Documentation

The Processor SDK is free, and does not require any run-time royalties to Texas Instruments.

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Related design resources

Software development

APPLICATION SOFTWARE & FRAMEWORK
SITARA-DDR-CONFIG-TOOL Sitara External Memory Interface (EMIF) tool
DRIVER OR LIBRARY
PRU-ICSS-INDUSTRIAL-SW PRU-ICSS Industrial Software for Sitara™ Processors
IDE, CONFIGURATION, COMPILER OR DEBUGGER
CCSTUDIO-SITARA Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Sitara ARM Processors

Design tools & simulation

CALCULATION TOOL
CLOCKTREETOOL Clock Tree Tool for Sitara, Automotive, Vision Analytics, & Digital Signal Processors PINMUXTOOL Pin mux tool POWEREST Power Estimation Tool (PET)

Support & training

TI E2E™ forums with technical support from TI engineers

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