Xenomai on Jetson TX2

Greg Gallagher greg at embeddedgreg.com
Tue Jan 12 17:20:24 CET 2021


On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 11:02 AM Mohamed Irfanulla Mohamed Abdulla <
m.mohamedirfanulla at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Greg,
>
> Thanks for your reply. Thank you for the information about Ipipe release.
> As initial work real-time is concerned for CPU, but GPU is in the roadmap.
>
> Thanks and Regards,
> Irfan
>
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 4:40 PM Greg Gallagher <greg at embeddedgreg.com>
> wrote:
>
>> HI,
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 10:32 AM Mohamed Irfanulla Mohamed Abdulla via
>> Xenomai <xenomai at xenomai.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I would like to know if anyone has successfully installed Xenomai on
>>> Nvidia
>>> Jetson TX2. Thanks for your suggestions and confirmation if it is
>>> possible
>>> to install Xenomai on Jetson TX2?
>>>
>>
>> At the moment no.  There's two ways someone could do it, one would be to
>> port the ipipe to L4T or use the mainline kernel and port the ipipe to
>> support nvidia chips.  If the goal is to use the GPU with Xenomai, you'll
>> have to also make the GPU drivers run in the Xenomai domain which may be a
>> large task.  Ipipe on Linux 5.4 for ARM64 is almost ready for release, I'm
>> just working through a couple more issues, which would be a starting point
>> if you want to port the ipipe.
>>
>> Out of curiosity, is the GPU something that you'd like to use in the real
>> time domain?
>>
>>
>>
>>> Thanks and regards
>>> Irfan
>>>
>>
>> -Greg
>>
>
Are you planning to use mainline or l4T? L4T would be harder to maintain as
it adds another kernel to patch.  I'll ping the list once the 5.4 releases
are ready.

-Greg


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