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Poblems with flashing samd21 xplained pro board

I'm trying to flash the samd21j18a microchip from Linux but I'am unable to do so. I've compiled toggle Led example from Atmel Framework. I tried to flash it using bossac tool and I received the ...
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PICDEM board and Linux connection through serial

TL;DR: I can open screen or putty session in terminal to the /dev/ttyUSB0, but characters ...
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linux can't detect PICKIT2

I have installed Arch Linux (i686) every thins works fine but when I try ti plug the PicKit2 (Programmer for PIC MCUs) and run lsusb it doesn't shown in the list I tryed it on Win7 machine and works ...
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SGTL5000 codec noise

I built an audio baseboard for an i.mx6 board built by embeddedarm(ts4900). I used the ubiquitous sgtl5000 codec from freescale. While the end result works ok, I find that the output from the line ...
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Beagle Bone Black interrupts for optical encoder

I'm trying to have my optical encoder work on interrupts. I found some resources online that discuss it but they all seem to be based on an older version of debian since the files and folders in ...
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Sama5d3 fast ADC

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and the arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc compiler to compile projects for the sama5d3 explained board and using minicom and zmodem to transfer the compiled source code from the ubuntu ...
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KiCad Eeschema zoom causes poor rendering

I recently installed KiCad to use at home (I'm familiar with Altium at work but $$). I've only just started using it and seem to be having trouble with zooming on the schematic (Eeschema). If I zoom ...
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How is register access done in case of X86 architecture when there is only In and OUT command for ports?

In ARM architecture the registers of a peripheral are mapped to the RAM so we can access the register using the RAM.
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UART, minicom and ASCII

I am trying to send my name (Ziga) through my micro-controller UART periphery to my PC. GND, Tx, Rx lines from micro-controller are directly connected to the UART-USB converter CP2102 which is pluged ...
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Petalinux zynq uart connection

I have installed petalinux on my zynq board and I want to connect uart to MIO. I have checked vivado schematic (somebody else has done it) and the uart pins are not connected. If I connect it in ...
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STM32L0 Snippets with GCC ARM Toolchain

Currently I try to use the STM32L0 microcontroller series. I found that ST offers a low-level C program collection called STM32SnippetsL0 too, parallel with their complex STM32CubeMX based HAL API. ...
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BeagleBone Black CAN Bus

My apologies if this is the wrong stack website for this question. We plan to use a BeagleBone Black as the control computer for an electric car. The BBB handles, among other things, communicating ...
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Using a different NAND flash chip than specified by this dev-board

I have just ordered a dev board from OLIMEX called A10-OLinuXino-LIME-4GB. All the schematics are open source and I was thinking to maybe try to re-design this board based on the existing schematics. ...
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BB View 7" screen unresponsive after following proper instructions given

The Official PDF supplied by the supplier regarding Setup of Screen I recently bought a BeagleBone Black C for a mini project. To get the the display I bought the 7" BBVIew supplied by Element14. ...
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SDCC generates invalid programs for PIC 16f628a

I've been learning how to code for PIC 16f628A and I wrote a very simple code to turn on a LED, which is connected to RB0, and keep it on. My original intention was to use SDCC and GPUTILS to compile ...
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ALT key in Eagle (Linux)

I am facing an annoying problem while using Eagle in Linux. It is not possible to set the desired position of a component while ALT key is pressed. I hit the ALT key to active the alternate grid and ...
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Linux Spi reads incorrectly

We are developing a new Linux pcb based on the am335x processor. Our board can write to the spi-bus does not read values from the bus correctly. The correct values are seen on the bus using an ...
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AT+CSQ without Disconnecting PPP Connection in ARCH Linux

I have a Telit GL865 GSM/GPRS module which is connected to a SBC (running ARCH Linux.) via Serial Port. For GPRS connection, PPP connection as indicaten on this page. I want to read Cell Tower Signal ...
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Powering a device through GPIO

I have a custom PCB based on imx28 (primary board). It receives external power via a cable. There is another PCB (secondary board) connected via GPIO to the primary board. The secondary board doesn't ...
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Connecting Tiva Launchpad USB to Linux 14.04?

I am trying to figure out how to get my computer to recognize the connected Tiva Launchpad and then use Eclipse with ARM ds-5 to create programs for it. I have the Eclipse and ds-5 setup but cannot ...
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Putting Linux on a Lattice ECP3 FPGA

On my Xilinx Zedboard, I booted Linux from an SD card and then ran a Linux application (written in C) from the SD card. This application created a server using sockets that would return whatever is ...
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How to communicate with Keithley devices on linux (without NI VISA)?

Keithley devices let you read/write commands/data over GPIB (examples). LabView has dedicated blocks (VIs) for this purpose, and other wrappers such as PyVISA use the commercial VISA drivers by NI. ...
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Zedboard Linux Socket Application Error

After creating the linux boot image from the tutorial for the zedboard, I tried creating a socket application to talk to the computer. The Zedboard would be the server and the program in visual studio ...
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6Mbaud UART with Bus Pirate V4

I would like to sniff data on an SPI bus running at a clock rate of 6 MHz. I would like to use the Bus Pirate V4 for this task. The sniffing itself is supported up to 10 MHz, the problem is getting ...
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BeagleBone Timer Trigger

Is it possible to lower timer constant which is 1 ms to microseconds? For example i want my LED to be ON for 15500 microseconds and off for 500 microseconds? ...
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Burn a HEX file into Brenner8 using linux

I have got a version of Brenner8 called AEI when I try to burn my HEX file into PIC16f877a using command usburn -w -s40 -F16 -Ifilename.X.production.hex I got ...
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Connect PIC programmer to Linux

I have got a cheap USB PIC programmer but its CD has only drivers for windows is there ans way to work with it on ubuntu 14.04
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“Unable to open parallel port I/O driver” when trying to connect “RS232 to USB” cable on Linux

I have a JDM programmer for pic micro-controllers, but it came with RS232 port. I have bought a "RS232 to USB" cable with its driver for Windows only and I use Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have tried ...
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What knowledge and equipment do I need to build this device?

OK I am a Software Engineer dealing with both low level and C/C++/Java code with a Masters in Software Engineering but no knowledge of Electronic Engineering whatsoever. I wish to build a device that ...
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Detect change on D- D+ lines [closed]

How can i detect change on D- and D+ (puling one or both of them high) USB lines from Linux environment?
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Sync pulse from PC

Can anyone suggest a way that I can send or detect short pulses between a microcontroller and an old laptop with limited I/O functionality. I need to do this every 5-10 sec. The laptop doesn't have ...
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intel nuc gpio access from ubuntu

I want to implement Interrupt Request via GPIO on Intel NUC d34010wkb. Are there any accessible GPIOs on board and how to access them? If there aren't any accessible GPIOs then what could be a ...
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Measuring time using an STM32F407VGT6 microcontroller

I'm using a custom board for charging and testing batteries. Its 'brain' is an STM32F407VGT6 microcontroller. I'm developing in Ubuntu (14.04.2 LTS), using ChibiStudio (ChibiOS/RT 3.0 development ...
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De1-soc HPS-to-FPGA AXI bridge

I work on DE1-Soc. I am using a linux BSP (linux console) that i found in terasic's website linux image. I have some questions about the AXI bridge. In fact i would like to send some data from the ...
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Courses about deploying Linux on embedded systems

I am a new grad student in EE and am trying to take full advantage of my time here at the uni. I have always wanted to understand how to get Linux running on embedded platforms, but from the outside ...
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Is it possible to encode a mpeg2-ts video with a FPGA linux core?

I need to take an unencrypted HDMI input, buffer that to memory, overlay it if possible, than encode it as mpeg2-ts and output it to an external device. I could do that with a raspberrypi and an ...
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Linux enc28j60 driver always times out on transmit

I've wired up an ENC28J60 module with an SPI interface to a Beaglebone Black development board running Linux 3.8, but I cannot get the device to TX (or RX) anything. Every attempt to TX times out and ...
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Is there a way to disable an UART terminal? [closed]

I have an embedded PC running Linux (master) and communicating with an external board (slave) through an UART terminal. Only 3-wires are used: RX, TX and ground. The power of the slave board is also ...
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beaglebone black doesn't autoboot when powered over jack or vdd pins

I have a BBB and it works quite well however when I power it over the Barrel connector or over the vdd pins rather then use the usb connection it doesn't automatically boot. When I put the barrel ...
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read all of 256MB NOR flash, but only erase first 139MB from Linux - uboot is all good [closed]

Background: I recently upgraded my 64 MB NOR flash on my PowerPC (P2020) embedded board to a 256 MB NOR flash. (The board has 2 GB of DDR RAM.) I had to decrease the page offset to provide enough ...
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Any Cortex-M3(LPC1768) compilers for Linux? [closed]

Are there any uVision alternatives for Ubuntu/Linux?, i know about LPCxpresso, but i just don't like it and its only for LPC MCUs. i tried Googling and it didn't help, I only saw results about ...
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Confused, Is raspberry pi a real device for learning embedded linux or just for hobby? [closed]

and sorry i couldn't think of a better title, please read this so you can understand what i am asking: I already bought the Pi, but as i see it has a fully featured pc like OS, what i'm seeking to ...
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How to troubleshoot a TI launchpad not running under Linux?

I have no experience with microcontrollers, except for a project a friend started with me and then abandoned midway. I still have the hardware and the code, want to complete the project, but I have ...
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Designing a Single Board linux computer [closed]

I'd like to design a single board Linux computer, maybe something ARM-based but I really don't know that much about the hardware side of computers. Does anyone know where I could get some information ...
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K150 PIC Programmer on linux with usbpicprog?

I'm to search a low cost PIC programmer to use with Debian Linux. On another post i see a comment about use the usbpicprog programs to write .hex files. With the usbpicprog.org softwares, you can ...
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ARM Processor or FPGA to video signal processing? [closed]

I want to design a PCB where a video camera will take images and they will be shown in a display HD. So I have several questions in order to achieve it: I would like to know what is the best option ...
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Composite HID gamepad descriptor works on Windows but not on Linux

I am building an USB adapter for an old game controller. So far everything is working fine. My HID descriptor looks like this: ...
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How to attach/interface an ARM Cortex SoC with an stm32 processor

I'm trying to work out the best way to attach / interface an stm32f processor with a Linux based ARM SoC? Is it possible for the stm32 to communicate with the ARM SoC via I2C ...are there any ...
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What is the difference between context switching and interrupt handling?

I'm an embedded developer. I haven't worked with RTOS/linux. I was going through RTOS concepts when I stumbled upon 'context switching'. I understand that when context switch occurs, all the registers ...
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New PowerVR Support Introduced to ARM Cortex-A Embeded Processors [closed]

I understand that ARM Cortex-A and their graphics processing is a highly problematic section in GNU/Linux world I have heard due to the fact that Open-GL is not so much developed to the extent it is ...