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Using the TAM3517 "Twister" Board

Download the Root File System Image

The demo image is currently available in the "beta-eldk/twister" directory of the DENX FTP server. Please contact DENX for access data.
$ ncftpget -u eldk-beta ftp://ftp.denx.de/twister/twister-rootfs.bz2
Password: ***********
twister-rootfs.bz2:                                    201.77 MB    1.51 MB/s

Install Root File System on SD-Card

You need a Micro-SD-Card of at least 2 GB (or bigger). Attach it to your host using any suitable Micro-SD-Card reader. To find out as which device it was registered, run for example:
...
... kernel: [576512.948487] sd 18:0:0:2: [sdh] 3862528 512-byte logical blocks: (1.97 GB/1.84 GiB)
... kernel: [576512.953356] sd 18:0:0:2: [sdh] Write Protect is off
... kernel: [576512.953363] sd 18:0:0:2: [sdh] Assuming drive cache: write through
... kernel: [576512.955979] sd 18:0:0:2: [sdh] Assuming drive cache: write through
... kernel: [576512.955986]  sdh:
... kernel: [576512.961490] sd 18:0:0:2: [sdh] Assuming drive cache: write through
... kernel: [576512.961495] sd 18:0:0:2: [sdh] Attached SCSI removable disk
In this case the SD-Card has been registered as "sdh".

WARNING: Be careful and double-check the data! Using the wrong device may corrupt your host computer's hard disk or destroy other important data!

Note: Also make sure to use the whole device (i. e. "/dev/sdX") and not for example a partition on that device (like "/dev/sdX1" or so).

Write image to SD-Card (double-check the output device name!):

Wait until the command completes.  Depending on the speed of your
system and your SD-Card this may take several minutes.  Do not remove
the SD-Card from the Reader before the command has completed and any
LEDs or simila on your reader show that the SD-Card is nolonger
active.
$ bunzip2 <twister-rootfs.bz2 | sudo dd bs=512k of=/dev/sdh 
[sudo] password for wd: 
...

Prepare Twister Board

Prepare the ELDK boot evironment

Using the ELDK Environment

Enjoy exploring the new ELDK demo on the "Twister" board.