Course Overview

This course provides engineers with a fast, cost-effective way to acquire the skills necessary to modify and customize a board support package (BSP).

Course Results

After this course, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Understand the BSP structure.
  • Understand the boot and initialization sequence.
  • Understand the difference between loadable and ROMable images.
  • Build a VxWorks image based on the BSP.
  • Integrate device drivers: VxBus and non-VxBus model.

Level

Intermediate

Job Role

Platform provider

Duration

Two hours

Course Overview

This course provides engineers with a methodology they can use to load and boot VxWorks from a USB stick on a target board with an Intel processor.

Prerequisites

Course Results

After this course, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Understand the different steps involved in booting an Intel processor.
  • Create a VxWorks boot loader and loadable image.
  • Create a bootable USB key using Windows.
  • Create a bootable USB key using Linux.

Level

Essentials

Job Role

  • VxWorks application developers
  • VxWorks system developers

Duration

30 minutes

Course Overview

This course provides engineers with a methodology they can use to load and boot a VxWorks boot ROM on a target board with an Intel processor over the network.

Prerequisites

Course Results

After this course, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Describe the different steps involved in booting an Intel processor via a network.
  • Create a network-bootable VxWorks boot ROM.
  • Configure a Windows or Linux host.
Level

Intermediate
 
Job Role

VxWorks system developers
 
Duration

30 minutes

Course Overview

This course provides engineers with simple steps to boot Wind River’s VxWorks® on an embedded target using the U-Boot boot loader.

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with VxWorks (and how to set up a VxWorks image project to create an image)

Course Results

After this course, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Understand what U-Boot is.
  • Set up the U-Boot environment for VxWorks boot.
  • Create a compatible VxWorks image.
  • Understand how to set up a TFTP server and boot the target.

Level

Intermediate

Job Role

Application developers

Duration

45 minutes

Course Overview

This course shows how to boot and debug a VxWorks image from a hard disk.

Course Results

After this course, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Understand the booting steps of a target board with an Intel processor.
  • Create a VxWorks boot loader and a VxWorks loadable image using the VxWorks image projects.
  • Follow the VxWorks boot sequence from a hard drive using the Wind River ICE 2 on-chip debugging device and Wind River Workbench.

Level

Intermediate

Duration

45 minutes