Easy Start Embedded PetaLinux
With PetaLinux, Xilinx offers an open source operating system (OS) solution for ZYNQ-7000 Cortex-A9 and MicroBlaze. Xilinx complements this with commercial support, documentation and maintenance. At the beginning, this workshop teaches fundamentals concerning usage of an embedded Linux OS. PetaLinux provides prepared configuration scripts for simple kernel configuration, QEMU simulation, numerous templates firmware packing and a documentation. All of these features make it easy for Linux newcomers to configure the kernel, support hardware peripherals and to bring an embedded system up quickly and efficiently along with the user application.
In addition, basics of binding hardware peripherals with their respective driver support is discussed. The board used in the exercises, participants take home with them.
Including ZYNQ evaluation board with example solutions.
XILINX FPGAS and ZYNQ families
Basic knowledge of embedded systems software design
Basic knowledge of the C programming language
Basic knowledge of Linux is advantageous