Thursday, December 02, 2010

Android on ARM and Linux Kernel Compilation - Open ARM Lab Session

The Open ARM Lab session for this week will be held on Sunday, 5th December 2010.

1) Android on ARM
2) Linux Kernel Compilation

3) What happens when an ARM based board is powered ON?
1) Suchakra
2) Tuxdna

Date: Sunday, 5th December 2010.
Time: 11 PM to 2 PM
Venue: DSK Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. "Ramashree", 3rd Floor,
1206/30 Off J.M. Road, Shivaji Nagar,
Pune 411005 Maharashtra, India Tel No.:: 020- 25511481/ 482.
Venue Map: Goolge Map
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Agenda in Details:

1) Android on ARM and    2) Linux Kernel Compilation
* How to put any kernel and rootfs on nand in mini2440 and through
tftp/nfs on hawkboard. Will use android kernel and fs to show that.
* What are the online resources to refer for the above.
* Setup Android SKD on eclipse and develop applications.
* Online video resources for self-learning
* Other things mentioned in my agenda/or whatever you suggest based
upon my knowledge and experience stated above.

3) What happens when an ARM based board is powered ON ?
We will have a Hands on with a hello world program, along with
a brief discussion about the startup code.

What happens when an ARM based board is powered ON?
 * Understand the memory map for RAM and ROM
 * First instruction
 * Vector table
 * Stack initialization
 * Relocating the RAM to a different address
 * Running from RAM
A simple program on QEMU/ARM.
If time permits we will also  discuss and have a hands on
with a bootloader ( UBoot inside QEMU/ARM ).

Old Meetings MOM:
16 October 2010 MOM of Open ARM LAB meeting
14 November 2010 MOM: Demo for "Friendly ARM" board and tool chain

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