Made this video in response to a Xilinx forum question “Zynq 7000 Bare-Metal System Running on Both Cortex-A9 Processors”
In this video I will talk a little about the motivation behind creating Baremetal Labs and present the new series “The Zybo Chronicles”.
The point here is to achieve the minimal components necessary to run an independent system on the ZCU102, freeing the PS/Zynq for other tasks. This is a basic task but it shows up over and over on Xilinx forums. First Continue reading Running Baremetal & FreeRTOS with Microblaze on the ZCU102 without Zynq
Quick Start Guide for the Amazon Web Services EC2 Baremetal BYOL Appliance (AMI) Current appliance version is: 0.6 Last updated: 2017-07-10 Software availability: Vivado 2017.2, Vivado HLS 2017.2, SDx IDE 2017.1 Operating System: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS + Gnome Appliance access method: Continue reading Amazon Web Services EC2 BYOL Baremetal Appliance Quick Start Guide
Now that we have a working copy of Vivado able to synthesize a design and create a bitfile, we want to use Vivado to program our local FPGA. Key notes: Add a reverse tunnel to Putty from port 3122 (remote) Continue reading Setting up Vivado on an Amazon EC2 Instance – Part 4
In this third part of the series we will cover: installing the Window managers (Gnome) configuring VNC achieving better resolutions for headless operation with a dummy VGA driver, creating persistent cloud storage for the binaries, downloading and installing Vivado, testing Continue reading Setting up Vivado on an Amazon EC2 Instance – Part 3
Video: https://youtu.be/mpfxG2WmunQ Note: int the end of the video (by 14:00) I attempt to install KDE. It installs fine but a nasty bug introduced in Plasma – believe it in the Weather plugin – prevents KDE to start. Therefore I proceeded Continue reading Setting up Vivado on an Amazon EC2 instance – Part 2
Step-by-step examples on how to setup a fully functional Linux desktop in the cloud to use as a base for Vivado. *** Update 6/29/2017 We have created an Amazon Machine Instance (AMI) that makes it easier to use Vivado in the Continue reading Setting up Vivado in an Amazon EC2 instance – Part 1