Getting Started with the DEV-SOM36
This page outlines a basic guide to getting starting using the DEV-SOM36.
What Comes with the Development Kit
- SoM-A536P (536MHz Embedded Atmel ARM Cortex A5 ATSAMA5D36, 4GB eMMC, 512MB SoM, connected to Carrier Board)
- SoM-215GS (Dlx 200p Carrier 2x Eth w/ LCD)
- 5V 3A Wall Power Supply
- 10 Pin Com to DB9 Cable 12"
- RJ45 to RJ45 Ethernet Cable 3'
- Desktop PC (Linux or Virtual Linux Machine)
- Instructions for Downloading a Virtual Machine with EMAC OE SDK pre-installed
1. Install EMAC OE SDK on your computer.
- Installation options are linked HERE.
2. Make the following cable connections using the cables provided:
- Board Micro-USB to USB Desktop (Console port connection)
- Board Ethernet to Ethernet Network
- 5V Wall Power Supply to Board Power (may be left unplugged from wall until Step 3)
3. Open Minicom or perfered terminal emulator and create a terminal session with the DEV-SOM36
- After supplying power, boot messages will be displayed followed by a log in prompt.
- soma5d36 login: root
- password: emac_inc
- Use command "ifconfig" in the terminal session to find the device's IP address that can be used during the development process.
There are two options in development with this device:
1. Using the EMAC OE SDK on terminal. [ Getting Started with the EMAC OE SDK ]
2. Using the EMAC OE SDK on Qt Creator. [ Getting Started With Qt Creator ]
- /dev/ttyS0 is the console (JK2)
- /dev/ttyS1 is COM D (HDR3)
- /dev/ttyS2 is COM A (HDR4)
- /dev/ttyS3 is COM C (HDR2)