Qualcomm Dragonboard 410C With Grove Starter Kit - First Steps




About: ​M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in Rochester Institute of Technology at USA and CMO of Embarcados.

After installing Linux Linaro-Alip, it's time to install everything in 410C to make it work with the Grove Starter Kit. If you just received the board with Android inside, install Linux Linaro-Alip with IDE. To install it, refer to these tutorials, available in Portuguese at Embarcados and in English in Instructables.

Visit Grove Starter Kit for DragonBoard homepage for more informations about the expansion kit for 410C.

To download the Schematic, access this link.

So, let's start!

Step 1: Update Linaro

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -u

Step 2: Install Extra Packages

sudo apt-get install git build-essential autoconf automake libtool swig3.0 python-dev nodejs-dev cmake pkg-config libpcre3-dev
sudo apt-get install libmraa-dev libupm-dev
sudo apt-get install arduino arduino-mk
sudo apt-get clean

Step 3: Install MRAA to Access the IOs - I2C, SPI, UART and GPIO.

git clone https://github.com/intel-iot-devkit/mraa
cd mraa 
mkdir build 
cd build 
cmake .. 
sudo make install 
sudo ldconfig /usr/local/lib

Step 4: Install UPM Library - for the LCD

sudo ln -s /usr/bin/swig3.0 /usr/bin/swig
git clone https://github.com/intel-iot-devkit/upm
cd upm 
mkdir build 
cd build 
sudo make install 
sudo ldconfig /usr/local/lib/libupm-*

Step 5: Configure Softwares

sudo addgroup linaro i2c
git clone https://github.com/96boards/96boards-tools
sudo cp 96boards-tools/70-96boards-common.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/
cat | sudo tee /etc/profile.d/96boards-sensors.sh << EOF
export JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS="-Dgnu.io.rxtx.SerialPorts=/dev/tty96B0"
export MONITOR_PORT=/dev/tty96B0
export PYTHONPATH="$PYTHONPATH:/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages"
sudo cp /etc/profile.d/96boards-sensors.sh /etc/X11/Xsession.d/96boards-sensors

Step 6: Reboot

sudo reboot

Step 7: Clone and Use the Examples!

git clone https://github.com/96boards/Starter_Kit_for_96Boards

Happy Hacking!!!



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