Category: Embedded Linux

RaspberryPi Basics: Part I-GPIO usage

RaspberryPi Basics: Part I-GPIO usage

So, this time we are having Raspberry Pi, to experiment with, WooooOO! Thanks to Vinay Chaddha Sir, for this.  Actually I have to show some prototype model based on the single board computers and I dont see anything cheaper than RaspberryPi.  I actually need 8-10 of them but the one I ordered is still pending […]

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Which to purchase Beagle-Bone or Board?

Which to purchase Beagle-Bone or Board?

The following is just a inspection of mine.  Neither I am biased to any one of the product   nor I have got a Job at TI R&D or sales department. 🙂 Ughh, I was sort of disappointed after quite a time purchasing the Beaglebone.   The reason being that due to the “enthusiasm” and […]

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Using qemu for ARM

Using qemu for ARM

hello friends !!! Those of you who want to  work on arm might first wish to taste its flavour, then go for the board. This scenario demands for virtual arm processors to work on & and there comes the QEMU… 🙂 lets first be familiar with QEMU ( Quick Emualator) is an open source machine […]

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Fun with RFID!

Fun with RFID!

RFID stands for Radio-Frequency IDentification. It actually refers to small electronic devices that consist of a small strange chip and an antenna. The chip is capable of carrying 2,000 bytes of data or less(as what I have read from somewhere…lolzz). The RFID device serves the same purpose as a bar code or a magnetic strip on […]

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Android ICS 4.0.3 on Bealeboard

Android ICS 4.0.3 on Bealeboard

Its pretty expensive otherwise I may definitely had already put it in my NEW car 🙂 🙂  and used it for various purposes. Yes, I am talking for the Beagle-board/bone.  Its indeed a great thing, and this particular post is just showing the Android ICS 4.0.3 running over my beagleboard-XM. I will say Android is defintely […]

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Yet another Hello World: This time for ARM

Yet another Hello World: This time for ARM

Holidays are getting more and more frustrating.  I am about to OR already LOST and confused a lot!!! Mann, I need a break… Though recently I had a one and a half week break, still!!! So What,  I need another one, Afterall I am a fun loving guy.. Ummmm…, This post is for those people who […]

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Getting more into Embedded Linux: 2nd part

Getting more into Embedded Linux: 2nd part

Here we are,  after getting introduced  to a very few terms in a very light manner… In this particular post, I will not be giving out any technical description or learning instead we will see that WHAT WE ACTUALLY WILL DO?? just a glimpse of what we are trying to do with a very simple […]

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Getting more into Embedded Linux : 1st part

Getting more into Embedded Linux : 1st part

So, in the previous posts we got introduced with the Embedded Linux.. From now onwards, we will be learning the real stuff.  I am assuming that you people are THRU  with the Pre-requisites  I mentioned in the previous post (at least fair knowledge of linux and C).  We will be taking a real example so as […]

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Installing softwares on Linux platforms!

Installing softwares on Linux platforms!

So, In this post I am gonna share with you the stepts to be taken to install any software on Linux.  Most of the time we use these steps only for general distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, etc. Though most of the distributions have a Package Manager like that of YUM, apt-get, aptitude, Synaptic etc…But I […]

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Learning, mini2440 & Beaglebone !

Learning, mini2440 & Beaglebone !

The (this *) section is dedicated to the introduction to  Single Board Computers and these are my Mini2440 and Beaglebone. –>So, lets first talk about Mini2440.. As the manufacturer says,  FriendlyARM Mini 2440 SBC is a Single-Board Computer with 400 MHz Samsung S3C2440 ARM9 processor. The board measures 100 x 100 mm, ideal for learning […]

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