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.

Agenda:
1) Android on ARM
2) Linux Kernel Compilation

3) What happens when an ARM based board is powered ON?
Speaker:
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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