CL-SOM-AM57x: Evaluation Kit: Getting Started

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System setup

CL-SOM-AM57x evaluation kit is preloaded with Debian Linux image for CL-SOM-AM57x.

  1. Connect a DVI/HDMI Display to HDMI connector J4 using a standard HDMI/DVI cable.
  2. Connect a USB Keyboard to USB connector P6.
  3. Make sure jumpers E7, E3 and E1 are not populated (default state).
  4. Connect the standard USB cable (included) between your host PC and the evaluation kit micro-USB2.0 connector P7.
  5. On your computer, start a terminal emulation program (such as HyperTerminal) with the following serial port settings:
Baud Rate Data Bits Stop Bits Parity Flow Control
115200 8 1 none none

More Details: Connector P6, Connector J4, Connector P7.

Starting the system

  1. Connect the DC 12V power supply adapter (included) to main DC power connector - J6.
  2. Follow the messages in your terminal emulator program until you see the linux login prompt.
  3. Use the credentials below to login.
  • username: root
  • password: 111111
Admolition note.png In case no messages appear in your terminal emulation program, please refer to the detailed USB console guide.

More Details: Connector J6.

What Next?