Beagle at IBC

Lot’s of activity going on around Beagle, but I’ve been lax on generating blog posts. In addition to the activity going on in preparation for ESC Boston, such as getting Sugar running, giving free trainings in India, and getting a new intern to watch the IRC logs, we also have our very own Roger Monk and Koen Kooi at IBC today. Stop by (IPTV zone IP322) if you want to take a look at the Beagle in action or simply hop on IRC and chat with them today while they are at the booth and logged into IRC using the … Continue reading Beagle at IBC

LugRadio Live UK 2008

Lugradio live 2008Originally uploaded by koenkooi The community last weekend (July 19/20) showcased the latest beagle developments and capabilities at the LugRadio Live 08 Event in the UK. Koen Kooi (Open Embedded) and Måns Rullgård (FFmpeg) teamed up to deliver some stunning NEON accelerated High Definition video demonstrations and the latest ARM Cortex-A8 OE built Angstrom Distribution. Other demos included High Definition 3D graphics acceleration leveraging Beagle’s Imagination SGX core and some C64x+ DSP accelerated audio and video codecs. Lots of great interest at the show in the capabilities of a such a ‘small but powerful platform’, especially when … Continue reading LugRadio Live UK 2008

The little things

It is the little things that make me happy sometimes, like Koen adding support for the Linux LED driver. Several triggers are possible, such as accessing the NAND, MMC/SD, or just a regular heartbeat, as Koen has demonstrated. To list off the possible triggers for the LED driver: root@beagleboard:~# cat /sys/class/leds/beagleboard::led0/triggernone nand-disk [mmc0] heartbeat timer The above shows the MMC/SD access trigger enabled. Koen selected that by issuing the following command: root@beagleboard:/sys/class/leds/beagleboard::led0# echo mmc0 > trigger Get started adding your own drivers today by starting with the existing code and the kernel git tree. See (Thanks Dirk!) for references. … Continue reading The little things