- A Linux-based PC
We recommend Ubuntu 12.04.
- A Pandaboard
- A SD card
Capacity > 2GB. For a list of recommended SD cards see omappedia.
- A UART-to-USB cable
To connect the Panda and the PC.
Flash the image
On your PC, plug in the SD card and run the following commands.
The image is about 1.3GB. md5sum
You may need to be root. Be very careful.
Replace sdX with the device file of your SD card.
cd /tmp/ wget https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/4159218/K2/release/k2-panda.img.gz # Put it on to a SD card. gzip -dc k2-panda.img.gz | dd of=/dev/sdX
Now go ahead to plug the SD card in Panda and power it on.
The entire K2 binary release is published here.
Power on Panda to boot the 1st kernel for Cortex-A9, then open a serial console on PC:
cd /tmp/ && sudo TERM=linux minicom -D /dev/ttyUSB0 -c on -w -C minicom.txt
In the Panda console, boot the 2nd kernel for Cortex-M3: