Is anyone has experience with pandaboard omap4460?

Matthias Lange matthias.lange at kernkonzept.com
Fri Dec 19 15:34:20 CET 2014


Hi,

On 12/15/2014 12:55 PM, Andre Puschmann wrote:
> On 12/15/2014 10:53 AM, Matthias Lange wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> L4Re (kernel and userland) do support the OMAP4460 on the Pandaboard and
>> L4Linux/L4Android can be compiled with ARMv7 support. However we do not
>> have a native framebuffer and input driver. You would have to write your
>> own drivers and we are happy to assist you with that task.
>>
>> If you want to get started with L4Android on ARM per se, please have a
>> look at the Realview/Versatile platforms on Qemu. L4Re has support for
>> the Amba LCD device.
> 
> Following up this question, what would be the embedded hardware platform
> you'd suggest at the moment for projects/experiments? What are you using
> for development?
> 
> I am asking because there is a multitude of boards with e.g. i.MX6 or
> Exynos based processors. What would be the one that has the best
> out-of-the-box support in terms of hardware drivers, etc.?

Unfortunately there is no easy answer to that. Out of the box the
Realview machines emulated by qemu are supported by L4Re which means
there is a framebuffer and input driver. For other platforms such as
Exynos we don't have or are not free to release drivers (yet).

Do you have a specific platform in mind which we may consider for
broader support?

Best,
Matthias.


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