What can I do with IGEPv5

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This is the 2/3 chapter of the Getting Started with IGEPv5 Tutorial Guide.

In this second chapter, we will learn some basics tasks. Upon completion, you will be ready to continue with chapter 3/3 that explains more advanced tasks.

What can I do

How setup your host enviroment

We suggest use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bits) host distribution, you can download it from Ubuntu (Canonical) repositories or directly from our server here.

You can use a any Virtualization software like Virtual Box or VMware and install the Ubuntu there.

After install the Software distribution you should install the right cross compiler (We suggest use arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc 4.6) Hard Float version.

sudo apt-get install gcc-arm-linux-gnueabihf

You can find more detailed information in this howto

How to build the bootloader

IGEPv5 bootloader is based on u-boot 2014.01.y there you can find the build instructions.

How to build the Linux Kernel

IGEPv5 Linux kernel is based on Linux Kernel 3.8.13.y there you can find the build instructions.

How to Install Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Hard Float

IGEPv5 default distribution is based on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Hard Float, you can follow this howto for learn about install it on IGEPv5.

You have successfully completed this chapter of the guide.

Continue this tutorial guide: 3/3 - Start developing under IGEP Technology
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