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Overview

 

Linux BSP for Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit

 

This is the Linux (uClinux) BSP (Board Support Package) and software development environment for the Embedded Artists LPC4357 Development Kit.

This is a software-only product. It does not include the Embedded Artist LPC4357 Development Kit hardware or any other hardware equipment. Emcraft does not sell the LPC4357 Dev Kit; please purchase it from Embedded Artists or its distributors.

 

Software

 

Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit
Linux BSP Release Materials

 

Emcraft supports Linux (uClinux) as an operating system for the Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit. This page provides the release files of the Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit Linux BSP (Board Support Package) and the Linux software development environment.

You need to be a customer of the Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit Linux BSP product to download the distribution file below. As soon as you have purchased the BSP online, the system will send you automated email with information on how to access the release files.

 

Resource Download Version #
Date
Release Files
Release Notes. Read this to understand features supported by this release of the product. 1.14.0
May 19, 2015
LPC4357 Dev Kit Linux Board Support Package (BSP) and software development environment. Refer to Installing and activating cross development environment. 1.14.0
May 19, 2015
GNU toolchain for uClinux Cortex-M3/M4 2010q1
Prebuilt U-Boot image ready for load to the LPC4357 Dev Kit (u-boot.bin). Refer to Installing U-Boot to the LPC4357 Dev Kit. 1.14.0
May 19, 2015
Prebuilt Linux image (networking.uImage) ready for TFTP boot and installation to Flash on the LPC4357 Dev Kit. Refer to Loading Linux images via Ethernet and TFTP and Installing Linux images to Flash. 1.14.0
May 19, 2015

How To

 

Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit
Linux BSP Documentation

 

This page provides various documentation materials for the Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit Linux BSP (Board Support Package).

If you are just starting to use the BSP, we recommend that you look through the documentation items in the order they are listed below.

 

Resource Download Version #
Date
Application Notes
Installing U-Boot to the LPC4357 Dev Kit
May 19, 2015
Running U-Boot
May 19, 2015
Loading Linux images via Ethernet and TFTP
May 19, 2015
Loading Linux Images over UART
May 19, 2015
Installing Linux images to Flash
May 19, 2015
Installing and activating cross development environment
May 19, 2015
Building Linux
May 19, 2015
Understanding development workflow
May 19, 2015
Running TCP/IP stack in Linux
May 19, 2015
Using LPC4357 on-chip RTC in Linux
May 27, 2015
Loading application files via UART
May 19, 2015
Controlling GPIO from Linux user space
May 19, 2015
Accessing I2C devices in Linux
May 25, 2015
Using USB Flash with the USB high speed interface on the LPC4357
May 19, 2015
Flash Management and JFFS2 File System in QSPI Flash
May 19, 2015
Using LPC4357 LCD Controller in Linux
May 19, 2015
Running QT GUI
May 27, 2015
What is the minimal footprint of uClinux?
May 19, 2015
Understanding SDRAM configuration (performance disclaimer)
May 19, 2015
Building user-space applications
May 19, 2015
Building multi-threaded applications
May 19, 2015
Building C++ applications
May 19, 2015
Setting the stack size for a user-space application
May 19, 2015
Understanding what causes SEGV in an application
May 19, 2015
Remote debugging with GDB
May 19, 2015
Building uClibc
May 19, 2015
Building iptables for Cortex-M based targets
May 19, 2015
Adding secure copy and secure shell clients to uClinux
May 19, 2015
Using DHCP client in U-Boot for loading Linux images via network
May 19, 2015
User Documenation
Linux Cortex-M User's Manual 1.14.0
May 19, 2015
External Resources
Windows device driver for the USB/UART chip

Windows TFTP server

How to set up NFS

O'Reilly's "Linux Device Drivers"

Joseph Yiu's "Definitive Guide to the ARM Cortex-M3"

Support

 

Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit
Linux BSP Support

Ask Question

 

Emcraft provides support for installation, configuration and basic use of the Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit Linux BSP during 6 months since the product purchase.

Please note that you must be a customer of the Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit Linux BSP to get support from Emcraft. When contacting Emcraft's support, make sure you include the Order ID emailed to you by the Emcraft on-line store at the time of the BSP purchase.

Before sending a question to the Emcraft support team, please make sure that you read carefully the application notes and other materials available from
How To. There is a good chance that someone has already asked a similar question and your answer is already available in the posted materials.

If you require support beyond of what is described above, we will be happy to provide it using resources of our contract development team. Please contact us for details.

Buy

 

Buy Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit
Linux BSP

 

Here you can purchase the Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit Linux BSP on-line. This is a software-only product so as soon as we have received the payment, we will email you instructions on how to download the product files from our site.

Here is what you get when you purchase the BSP:

  • Access to the professionally supported Linux Board Support Package (BSP) and Linux cross-development environment specifically optimised for the Embedded Artists LPC4357 Development Kit platform. We provide off-the-shelf support for all the features and capabilities we explictly claim support for. Refer to Release Notes for the detailed list of currently supported features.
  • Ability to download any future releases of the BSP from the Emcraft site at no extra charge, indefinitely.
  • Access to the Emcraft support for any questions or issues related to the BSP. Refer to Embedded Artists LPC4357 Dev Kit Linux BSP Support for further details.

To answer one frequently asked question, with your purchase you receive full sources of all software components included in the BSP along with the off-the-shelf procedures required to re-build them. All software components included in the BSP are licensed using various Open-Source Software licences, such as GPL, LGPL and similar.

To answer another frequently asked question, there are no run-time royatlies associated with the BSP. You can install the BSP to as many hardware units as you like, port it to your custom boards and, generally speaking, do with it whatever you like, as long as you comply with software licences of the included software packages.

Important note: Compliant with the spirit and letter of the GPL, Emcraft makes full sources of the U-Boot and Linux kernel trees for the LPC4357 board available from github.com. Feel free to download these sources and use them in any way you like, with understanding that Emcraft will not be able to support you.

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