Setting up Embedded ARM Lab
1. Install Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
- Please follow this link to Install Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
2. Install GNU Toolchain for ARM
The GNU tool chains are available from the GNU gcc source, as well as from a number of vendors providing precompiled ready-to-use tool chains. GNU tool chain contains a compiler, an assembler, a linker, and additional utilities.
|| Command (EABI Version)|
| Binary image generator
- Please follow this link to install GNU Arm Embedded Toolchain
3. Install OpenOCD
$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install openocd
- Accessing Devices without sudo
4. Install Visual Studio Code
Visual Studio Code on Linux. The repository and key can be installed manually with the following script:
$ curl https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | gpg --dearmor > packages.microsoft.gpg $ sudo install -o root -g root -m 644 packages.microsoft.gpg /usr/share/keyrings/ $ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/packages.microsoft.gpg] \ https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vscode.list'
Then update the package cache and install the package using:
$ sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install code
5. Install Eclipse
- Running Eclipse
- Configure Network Preferences
- To update/Install new plug-ins, Eclipse has to access the Internet. This link shows you, how to configure Eclipse such that it can access the Internet.
- Install C/C++ Hardware Debugging
- The default Eclipse C++ IDE package doesn't include support for Hardware Debugging which is necessary for embedded project debugging. Install C/C++ Hardware Debugging by following this link
6. Optional Tools
The following tools are not really required, but you can try installing and using them.
Install Version Control System (git)
Open your terminal window and type the following command:
sudo apt-get install git-core
Qemu is a machine emulator capable of emulating various machines including ARM based machines. Qemu is
- Open source machine emulator - the processor and the peripherals
- Architectures – i386, ARM, MIPS, SPARC ...
- Used by various open source projects
You can write ARM programs, compile them using the GNU toolchain and execute and test them in Qemu.
$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install qemu-system-arm