Building Embedded Systems: Programmable Hardware by Changyi Gu

By Changyi Gu

It is a ebook approximately constructing the software program and you by no means take into consideration. we are conversing concerning the nitty-gritty at the back of the buttons in your microwave, inside of your thermostat, contained in the keyboard used to sort this description, or even operating the video display on that you are studying it now. Such stuff is called embedded structures, and this booklet exhibits tips to layout and increase embedded structures at a qualified point. simply because sure, many of us quietly make a winning occupation doing simply that. construction embedded platforms may be either enjoyable and intimidating. placing jointly an embedded approach calls for ability units from a number of engineering disciplines, from software program and specifically. no matter what your historical past is, development Embedded platforms is the right ebook to fill in any wisdom gaps and get you all started in a occupation programming for daily units. writer Changyi Gu brings greater than fifteen years of expertise in operating his manner up the ladder within the box of embedded platforms. He brings wisdom of various ways to embedded platforms layout, together with the process on Programmable Chips (SOPC) process that's at the moment turning out to be to dominate the sphere. His wisdom and event make construction Embedded structures a superb booklet for an individual desirous to input the sector, or maybe simply to do a little embedded programming as an aspect undertaking.

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While NAND Flash is bettering itself, new processes are also introduced to NOR Flash (Ref [18][19]) to boost its single chip capacity over 512Mbits. Meanwhile, different flavors of memories now can be put into the same chip thanks to the MCP (Multi-Chip Packaging) and POP (Package on Package) technologies (Ref [20]). So my suggestion is to shop around for new designs to get the best Flash solution in terms of cost and complexity. Pre-Loader In reality, SoC chips today can have a booting process more complicated than what’s shown in Figure 2-4, and using boot ROM can offer more flexibility.

For the scenarios 1 and 2 mentioned above, extra steps have to be taken to guarantee the CPU’s normal behavior. In fact, whenever code is treated as data, a sequence of special instructions must be used to ensure consistency between the data and the instruction streams processed by processor (Ref [10]). Such special instructions are usually called the “memory barrier”. The memory barrier instructions are unique to each type of CPU. For uni-processor systems, they are often composed of instructions to flush the pipeline or invalidate the cache.

4 squash-tools needs to be installed. jffs2 command available. 6 This command needs to be built from source code if it is not readily available. 7 Kernel source code and mtd-utils source code are needed to build the ubifs utilities. info CHAPTER 2 ■ POWER ON AND BOOTLOADER References 1. ARM926EJ-S (Rev r0p5) Technical Reference Manual, ARM Limited, June, 2008 2. TMS320VC5402 Fixed-Point Digital Signal Processor (SPRS079G), Texas Instruments Incorporated, October, 1998 3. TMS320VC5402 and TMS320UC5402 Bootloader (SPRA618B), Texas Instruments Incorporated, November, 2004 4.

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