On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 8:28 AM Shreeya Patel <shreeya.patel23...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hello all, > > My aim is to cross compile for BBG. I've successfully completed all the steps > that were needed to build the kernel and deploy it. > > I have a microSD card with rootfs and BOOT partition. > rootfs has the kernel modules and BOOT has MLO, u-boot.img, uImage > and uEnv.txt. > > After putting the SD card into the BBG and pressing the S2 button, LEDs don't > blink. > But when I press the Power button, LEDs start blinking but BBG doesn't boot > with that. > > So my question here is that do I need to have an OS already flashed into the > BBG and then > put the SD card which has the built kernel? > > Or is it fine to have nothing into the BBG and then by just inserting the > prepared SD card I can boot into it. > > My second question - Is it necessary to have a USB to serial cable here? > I am not using a USB to serial cable here.
It's not "necessary"... It's just incredible useful to debug what's actually going on.. https://elinux.org/Beagleboard:BeagleBone_Black_Serial Regards, -- Robert Nelson https://rcn-ee.com/ -- For more options, visit http://beagleboard.org/discuss --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "BeagleBoard" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to beagleboard+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/beagleboard/CAOCHtYgKvkFHitiLRBqTzSX__cWDCtDDphRHAz1WcspUWeNfpw%40mail.gmail.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.