PROCESSOR-SDK-K2L

Processor SDK for 66AK2LX Processors - Linux and TI-RTOS support

PROCESSOR-SDK-K2L

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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 v.02.xx includes support for both Linux and TI-RTOS operating systems.

Linux Highlights:

  • Long-Term Stable (LTS) Mainline 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
  • Optimized C66x algorithm libraries
  • 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
  • GUI-based application launcher
  • Example applications, including:
    • ARM benchmarks: Dhrystone, Linpack, Whetstone
    • Cryptography: AES, 3DES, MD5, SHA
  • Host tools including flash utility
  • Code Composer Studio™ IDE for Linux development
  • Documentation

RTOS features

  • Full driver availability
  • Debug and instrumentation utilities
  • Board support package
  • Demonstrations and examples
  • Code Composer Studio™ IDE for RTOS development
  • Documentation

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

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Technical documentation

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Type Title Date
User guides Processor SDK-Linux-Software Developer's Guide Jan. 26, 2016
User guides Processor SDK-RTOS-Software Developer's Guide Jan. 26, 2016
White paper Mainline Linux™ ensures stability and innovation Mar. 27, 2014
White paper Linaro Speeds Development in TI Linux SDKs Aug. 27, 2013
White paper The Yocto Project:Changing the way embedded Linux software solutions are develop Mar. 14, 2013
More literature Emulation Wiki -- In-depth technical and "how-to" articles, FAQs, etc. Mar. 24, 2011

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Software development

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CCSTUDIO-KEYSTONE Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Multicore Processors

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