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Eder Torres Lopez
Published © GPL3+

Setup BeagleBone Black with Device tree overlays

The BeagleBone will be controlled through the network and use a serial terminal to communicate with off-board devices such as MCU boards.

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Setup BeagleBone Black with Device tree overlays

Things used in this project

Hardware components

BeagleBone Black
BeagleBoard.org BeagleBone Black
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Ethernet Cable, Cat5e
Ethernet Cable, Cat5e
This is needed in order to remote in into the BeagleBone
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5V 2.5A Switching Power Supply
Digilent 5V 2.5A Switching Power Supply
The BBB draws about 500mA, but it needs an additional 500mA per USB peripheral. The size of the barrel connector is 5.5mm outer diameter and 2.1mm inner diameter.
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Digital Discovery: Portable USB Logic Analyzer and Digital Pattern Generator
Digilent Digital Discovery: Portable USB Logic Analyzer and Digital Pattern Generator
A logic analyzer is a great tool to troubleshoot digital systems and different communication protocols.
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Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
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Software apps and online services

BeagleBoard.org AM3358 Debian 10.3 2020-04-06 1GB SD console
SD card version is needed to image it into an SD card in order to boot.

Story

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Schematics

UART Connection Between BBB and Logic Analyzer

Code

Create a script file by saving the content in an .sh file

SH
Follow the link to see how to create script files to make it easy to run common to use commands:
https://linuxhint.com/make-a-file-executable-in-linux/
#!/bin/bash
minicom -b 9600 -D /dev/ttyO4

Credits

Eder Torres Lopez

Eder Torres Lopez

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I've been working on embedded systems since 2012 to create workshops for our IEEE student branch at the University where I obtained a BSEE.

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