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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 unlock the hidden (locked) settings in BIOS on Linux? [migrated]

I got a HP 255 G2 laptop and I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit) with Kali Linux 1.0.9 (64-bit).I got an AMD quad-core CPU,which runs at 1.5 GHz,so I want to overclock it at 2,0 or 2,5 GHz but I ...
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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 ...
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nRF8001 DevKit usage with FPGA and Embedded Linux

I would like to develop an application with Nordic's nRF8001 DevKit. The master emulator of this kit is an USB Dongle and it is originally meant for PC connection. My final goal for the project is to ...
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libmodbus trouble with reading from slave

I have the following code for connection to a temperature sensor as my slave using the libmodbus library in C, ...
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SPI LCD Screen on OpenWrt based hardware using Atheros AR9331

I'd like to connect a graphics lcd 240x64px to my OpenWrt based hardware, which is based on Atheros AR9331 MIPS architecture. The development board I'm using has SPI outputs... I've been using the ...
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Connecting a Embedded Device from Cloud

I am working on a Embedded Device using Linux operating System. The device is having a local database for storing sensor information and motor state. This device will be used for controlling a motor ...
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External MMU for cortex-M

The Cortex-M processors are getting faster and more powerful. The Cortex-M7 has just been announced. Yet these cannot run Linux (other than uCLinux) because the chips lack an MMU - Memory Management ...
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AVR dragon, Ubuntu and avrdude failed to sync

Don't panic if this seems a huge question, I just tried to add as many details as posible, but I guess most of them can be ignored and still get to the point. I am trying to set up my avrdragon to ...
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What are similarities between RTC DS1374 and RTC DS1307

I mostly work in software and not good in reading Hardware data sheets. I need help in understanding the similarities between RTC DS1374 and RTC DS1307,From below link I could make out that both ...
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Update ATmega168 program with serial

I'm working with an ATmega168 with a Linux based board (TI DM365). The ATmgea168 communicates with the TI over UART. The Atmel is programmed using AVRMKII and is running fine. I was wondering if ...
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How to use k150 pic programmer on Linux?

I'm trying to start with PIC microcontrollers. I bought this programmer: http://www.kitsrus.com/pdf/k150v2.pdf and a 16F628A. But I'm not able to use it with my Arch Linux... How can I do that? Thx ...
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Beaglebone black i2c-1 file write error

I am using beaglebone black i2c2 pin 19 and 20 of p9. Somewhere in the bet it was told i2c2 has told accessed with i2c-1 in /dev folder. I am booting default amstrom linux from emmc. Hardware is ...
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Serial Over IP or USB over IP?

Need to connect remotely to a device using cellular GPRS gateway. Device supports RS-232 and USB. It boils done to two options: 1.- Serial Over TCP/IP (Serial to Ethernet - to GPRS, or Serial to ...
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Installation of IceCube2 on Linux

I am trying to install the Lattice IceCube2 software on my linux box (i am using Fedora 20 64bit) but i only get the message that the binary installer cannot be executed. Does anyone know how to ...
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Accessing Linux on Galileo [closed]

this is my first time posting. I seem to have hit a dead end trying to access my Galileo’s onboard Linux. I’m working on a Mac OS X. I’ll take you through all the steps I have been: I’ve set up ...
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Linux-friendly PICs to timestamp an intermittent 4 µs long TTL pulse

I've got an experimental box of tricks -- the console of an MRI scanner -- that spits out a 4 µs long, +5V TTL about every 100 ms, when something interesting happens. I'd like to ultimately create a ...
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How does UBI determine a NAND flash block is bad?

I understand that if a block erase fails it can be marked as bad. If a page write fails immediately it can also be marked bad. I have a board that shows "read disturb" and/or "program disturb" errors ...
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Is it possible to change a USB's enumerated descriptors (from the OS side) after plugging it in?

I don't mean as in change the descriptors built into the device, but the descriptors that the OS has enumerated. Can this be done from the OS side without touching the USB device? For example, can I ...
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TI TLV320DAC32 vs TLV320DAC33

A board I'm working on has been populated with a TI TLV320DAC32 sound codec. My target O/S is Linux and quickly looking in sound/soc/codecs I see support for the TLV320DAC33. Octopart, DigiKey, even ...
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Is it normal to have SPI Clock with varying duty cycle?

I am working to get an SPI interfacing radio module on embedded Linux system. This particular module (RFM12B) is already ported onto Raspberry Pi. Now I am working on OMAP4 based systems. I noticed ...
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Xbee configuration with X-CTU on linux

I'm trying to configure an XBee with the X-CTU tool using Wine. I followed the steps given in this tutorial. I plug the USB in and check the kernel logs to see on which serial devices it has been ...
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LPC1343 take forever to mount in ISP mode on ubuntu. How to speed up the process? [closed]

When i plug the LPC1343 in isp mode on my usb port on a linux machine (ubuntu 14.04) , i have to wait between 10 and 20 seconds before the mount apeared. After that, i use the simpleflash.py python ...
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Quartus II hangs when trying to create new project [closed]

I have Quartus II installed under Ubuntu 13.10. It starts up fine, but when I click "finish" on the "Create New Project" wizard, it loads infinitely, stuck at 0%, then stops responding. I have tried ...
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Most reliable Flash memory for an embedded Linux system?

What would be the most reliable Flash memory hardware to use for an embedded Linux system? I.e. one that has the least chance of losing data or getting corrupt when the power goes down? The Flash ...
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Periodic timer (64Hz) with ARM processor and (embedded) Linux

I want to call a function 64 times per second with a ARM processor which is running linux. (ex: Rasberry Pi or Freescale i.mx6). Ideally, I don't want too much jitter. I want to perform a task ...
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NAND: no devices available

I am trying to run FALCON MODE on zynq-microzed board. I am following README-falcon.But when i run nand read 82000000 kernel command, i get this error.. **no ...
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IEEE 802.11 standard on channels

Could someone please help me find (page#) where in the IEEE 802.11 standard it directly says that Access Points are responsible for choosing the channel/frequency to be used and not clients. I know ...
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Memory mapped peripheral on NAND bus

I have an embedded system that is not cost effective to roll a custom PCB therefore my access to certain buses are limited. I had the idea of hooking my FPGA up to the unused NAND port of the system ...
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USB as a local bus in an embedded system

Is USB a reasonable choice for a local bus? what are pros and cons? what reliability concerns are there? Bus spec device count ~4; peripheral devices are permanently connected to same PCB as host ...
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Connection refused on debugging

I'm trying to debug my dev board here, using LPCXpresso v7.1.1 [Build 125] [2014-04-01] , Manjaro linux (Arch based), and a J-link programmer. Every time I tried to debug my program, I got an error: ...
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Why Linux doesn't get booted automatically only If I changed the BOOT.bin not the zImage, while in the first case it gets automatically booted

I have zynq board ( not the zedboard), it doesn't have all the peripherals of zedboard. I am facing some problem while booting the linux on zynq with my new BOOT.bin. When I used to put the sdcard in ...
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Synthesis of Verilog code in Cadence

I am trying to synthesize my Verilog code, which I wrote using Modelsim tool for 8-bit MAC in Cadence Encounter. The file that is generated after synthesis has to be re-checked for functionality in ...
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UART takes some “kicking” to start receiving data

I am using a UART on a single board computer (Olimex A13) and I am trying to send and receive data through the UART. On the send side I have no problems. The Olimex board sends data to the serial buss ...
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Enable and access AUART on iMX28

I designed my own PCB with a iMX28. I based my design on the mx28evk board and I use Yocto + Linux kernel 3.12 + the devicetree for iMX28EVK. Because my design is not the same than the mx28evk, I ...
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checking uart overrun and framing error flags in linux

Checking uart overrun and framing error flags in linux. In some microcontrollers I can access overrun and framing error flags programmatically. Is it possible to access these flags from command line?
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lpc1343 upload firmware via UART bluetooth module from linux

I am a novice to BT so I am looking for some advice. My LPC1314 has a bluetooth module soldered to its UART. I believe the BT module is a HC-06. I want to use BT to flash the firmware.bin to the ...
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Move embedded programming from Keil to Linux

I'm currently using Keil to develop for an STM32 discovery board. My project is close to finished, and I'd like to move to a Linux based building environment. I've been using the preconfigured ...
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Linux Circuit Software To Calculate Power Dissipation

I am a bit new to this whole circuit simulation software, so I was hoping someone could share their years of experience with me to help me weed through this seeming jungle of software-packages. I ...
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STM32L-Discovery programming on Linux with Eclipse

my problem is following. How to configure Eclipse + ARM in order to code for this microcontroller? I installed Eclipse and ARM plugin for it but I can't understand what to do after that :(
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Pin IO for a computer running Linux [duplicate]

I'd like to control a few input pins (say 5) and a few output pins (at least 2) from a computer. The computer has no parallel port. What is the best way to do this? USB-to-parallel adapter (anybody ...
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If a controller has MPU, will it run Linux efficiently?

I have an EFM32 board having Cortex M3. This board is having an Memory Protection Unit. Will it be a good idea to port Linux on it? I am discouraged because of this answer: Linux on ARM Cortex-M3 ...
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Data lost writing on Arduino serial port. Overflow?

I have an Arduino connected to a linux box (a Raspberry Pi). I'm reading an analog pin and writing it out with Serial.println() together with the value of ...
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Which will boot faster: FreeRTOS or MuCLINUX: need general guidelines?

Are there any general guidelines/thumb-rules to select OS? I have to port it on Cortex M3 based chip. Which OS should be selected: FreeRTOS or MuCLinux if I want the boot time minimum?
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Connect Marsboard with Touch Panel and access GPIO pins

I am thinking about using a MarsBoard A10 and LCD Touch Panel for low volume commercial product but I have to confirm some capabilities first. Firstly, what would it entail to get the Marsboard A10 ...
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Using GNU/Linux as an Electronics Engineer? [closed]

Are there many companies that provide a GNU/Linux environment for their electronic engineers?
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How to “read” SSD LED display by sniffing it's i2c communications with master?

Firstly I apologise if this question is more of a Raspberry Pi/Linux question but I've scoured the Raspi/Linux stack exchange boards and googled until my fingers fell off so I'm trying here in the ...