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In this class we run [https://www.debian.org/ The Debian Distribution] on the BeagleBoard. Here's how to load the Debian image we'll be using on an SD card.  First get a microSD card that holds at least 8G.
 
In this class we run [https://www.debian.org/ The Debian Distribution] on the BeagleBoard. Here's how to load the Debian image we'll be using on an SD card.  First get a microSD card that holds at least 8G.
== Kernel 3.8 ==
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== Downloads ==
{{EBC3.8}}This is the kernel used for the Fall 2013 class.
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There are two items you need to download, the image to copy to your SD card and the software to copy it.  
  
Follow these [http://beagleboard.org/Getting%20Started#update instructions] for setting up your Bone to run the latest OS. When following these instructions you'll want to download the eMMC Flasher image from the [http://beagleboard.org/latest-images latest shipping images] page. (The really brave can get the latest latest image from [http://dominion.thruhere.net/koen/angstrom/beaglebone/?C=M;O=D Koen's site], but I haven't tested against it.)
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Use Etcher to program your SD card. Download it [https://www.etcher.io/ here]. It runs on Linux, Mac or Windows, so pick your favorite and install it.
  
It does indeed take some 45 minutes to flash Black Bone!
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There are many versions of Debian we could use.  I suggested browsing to [https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2016-08-28/iot/]
  
 
Once you've successfully updated your Bone, post a note on the [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/beagleboard-ece597 ECE497 Google Group].
 
Once you've successfully updated your Bone, post a note on the [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/beagleboard-ece597 ECE497 Google Group].
  
 
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Revision as of 11:26, 29 August 2016

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In this class we run The Debian Distribution on the BeagleBoard. Here's how to load the Debian image we'll be using on an SD card. First get a microSD card that holds at least 8G.

Downloads

There are two items you need to download, the image to copy to your SD card and the software to copy it.

Use Etcher to program your SD card. Download it here. It runs on Linux, Mac or Windows, so pick your favorite and install it.

There are many versions of Debian we could use. I suggested browsing to [1]

Once you've successfully updated your Bone, post a note on the ECE497 Google Group.




thumb‎ Embedded Linux Class by Mark A. Yoder