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Operating SystemLinux
BSP Release Status

RELEASED

Release Date

  

Repository 
Binariesftp://ftp.phytec.de/pub/Software/Linux/BSP-Yocto-AM335x/BSP-Yocto-AM335x-PD15.1.1/images/
Source Archive 
Release Notes

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This software release is maintained by www.phytec.de.



Introduction


 

This BSP provides a basis for development, deployment and execution of Linux based applications on the AM335X System on Module (SOM). For detailed information on the various software components included in the release and how to use them, please refer to the Quickstart.

Versioning


Software

ComponentVersion
Linux Kernel3.12.30
Barebox2015.02.0
Qt5.3.2
OpenGLOpenGL ES 2.0 (PowerVR SGX chipset driver 5.01.01.02)
 

Compatible Hardware

BSP Release VersionBSP Release DateSOM PCB VersionCB PCB Version
phyCORE-AM335x-PD15.1.1
1358.31359.3

 

BSP Download


Prebuilt images of PD15.1.1 can be downloaded from the link below:

ftp://ftp.phytec.de/pub/Software/Linux/BSP-Yocto-AM335x/BSP-Yocto-AM335x-PD15.1.1/images/

Quickstart


Quickstarts for phyCORE-AM335x-PD15.1.1:

PhyCORE-AM335x RDK Linux Quickstart PD15.1.x

BSP Features


InterfaceDetailImplementedTestedNotes
UART




uart0YesYesenabled - (RS-232) on Connector X18
uart1YesYesdisabled - Signals conflicts with can1
uart2YesYesenabled - Expansion Connector X5
uart3YesYesenabled - Expansion Connector X5
uart4YesNo[click for info]
uart5YesNo[click for info]
I2C

i2c0YesYesenabled - Expansion Connector X5
i2c1YesNo[click for info]
i2c2YesNo[click for info]
Ethernet10/100 on SoMYesYes

enabled - RMII Mode

10/100/1000 on CarrierBoardYesYesenabled - RGMII Mode
MCASPmcasp0YesYesdisabled - No Supported Audio Codec
mcasp1YesNo[click for info]
MMC/SDIO

mmc0YesYesenabled - SD/MMC Card on Connector X20
mmc1YesNo[click for info]
mmc2YesNo[click for info]
CommunicationTiWi-BLE BluetoothNoNoPlanned for Future
TiWi-BLE  WiFiNoNoPlanned for Future
USBusb0YesYesenabled - USB 2.0 Mini-AB OTG Connector X7
usb1YesYesenabled - USB 2.0 Standard-A Connector X8 (Host)
CANcan0YesNo[click for info]
can1YesYesenabled - DB9 Male Connector X13
SPIspi0YesYesenabled - Expansion Connector X5
spi1YesNo[click for info]
Display and TouchLCD (24-bit Interface)YesYesenabled - (Requires LCD-018 option) Connectors X4 and X31
Analog LCD TouchYesYes

enabled - Capacitive: ETM-FT5x06 (on LCD-018-070-KAP)

Touch Controller -  i2c_ts (i2c0)

HDMIYesYesdisabled - Display pins configured for LCD
BacklightYesYesenabled - Requires LCD-018 option
GPIO

User Buttons and LEDs

YesYes

User buttons: btn1, btn2

User leds: led1, led2

Bus enable GPIOs: gpio1_8 and gpio1_9 pulled LOW

Memory

 
8/16-bit NAND Flash (GPMC)YesYesenabled
SPI NOR FlashYesYesenabled - serial_flash on spi0
EEPROMYesYesenabled - at24c32 on i2c0
RTC

  
External RTCYesYesenabled - RV-4162-C7 on i2c0
PMIC RTCYesYesenabled - TPS65910A3 on i2c0
AM335x RTCNoNoPlanned for Future
Power ManagementPMICYesYesenabled - TPS65910A3 on i2c0
Audio

WM8974 on CarrierBoard

N/AN/ANot Implemented
JTAGJTAGN/AN/AConnector X21

[1]  It may be possible to change the software configuration to utilize this interface even if it is not being set in the board's default configuration. Please see the Pin Attributes listed in TI's AM335x datasheet for more information on the various modes each pin can be muxed to.

 

Fixed In This Release


  • meta-yogurt layer

    • Qt5Demo Image

      • Added support for populate_sdk in order to be able to create a Qt5 development toolchain installer

      • Removed blinking cursor of the framebuffer console displayed on top of a running qt5 application

New In This Release


N/A

Known Issues


PHYTEC Known Issues

  • No TiWi-Wifi support
  • No TiWi-BLE support
  • No Audio Support

Texas Instruments Known Issues

  • See here for a list of TI's known issues for their SDK 7.0 kernel 3.12 release. PD15.1.1 is based on kernel 3.12.30 from TI.

 

Technical Support

For further support please visit PHYTEC's Support Portal