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GPIO and SPI – NVIDIA Jetson TX1

April 4, 2017 kangalow 0

In a post on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 forum, Wilkins White (Atrer) from Nova Dynamics (ww@novadynamics.com) wrote up a quite wonderful explanation of how to enable SPI on the Jetson TX1. The SPI interface is used in the discussion to interface with a MCP2515 CAN Bus Module (CAN Bus is Read more …

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Flash Memory and You

March 31, 2017 kangalow 0

In a previous article about SSDs we had a chat in the video about flash memory types. Ivan R commented on the JetsonHacks YouTube channel: Jim, I’ve noticed a lot of development boards now a days are coming with on board eMMC memory for storage as compared to older style, Read more …

SATA SSD - NVIDIA Jetson TX2
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Install Samsung SSD on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 31, 2017 kangalow 5

Installing a Solid State Disk (SSD) on a Jetson TX2 is good, clean fun. Looky here: Background Serial-ATA drives are used in many desktop and laptop computers. While this article describes installing a Solid State Disk (SSD), this information can be used to install other types of SATA drives. SATA Read more …

Jetson TX2 Kernel Build
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Build Kernel and Modules – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 25, 2017 kangalow 51

Note: This article has been updated. Please see the L4T 28.1 build article. This article covers building a kernel for L4T 27.1. If you are trying to build a kernel for L4T 27.1, you will need to checkout the vL4T27.1 version after cloning the buildJetsonTX2Kernel.git repository. Note that this is Read more …

Jetson TX2 Development Kit
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NVPModel – NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kit

March 25, 2017 kangalow 4

The introduction of the Jetson TX2 Development Kit brings with it the introduction of the new command line interface nvpmodel tool. Background Applications for the Jetson Tegra systems cover a wide range of performance and power requirements. As the Jetson family has become more sophisticated over the years, power and Read more …

Phoronix ARM Board Comparison
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ARM Board Comparison – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 19, 2017 kangalow 2

For some “weekend benchmarking fun” Michael Larabel over at Phoenix did an ARM board comparison which included the new Jetson TX2. Here’s the link: Benchmarks Of Many ARM Boards From The Raspberry Pi To NVIDIA Jetson TX2 The comparison looks at the CPU performance ranging from cheap ~$10 ARM SBCs Read more …

Chromium - Jetson TX1
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Quick Tip: Web Browser on Jetson TX1

January 6, 2017 kangalow 0

The Chromium web browser is now available from the Ubuntu repositories. It’s easy to install. Looky here: Background Most Ubuntu systems, including the 32-bit versions of the Jetson Development Kits, install a web browser in the desktop Launcher for easy access. However, when the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Development Kit switched Read more …

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State of JetsonHacks 2016

December 31, 2016 kangalow 4

First I want to thank everyone for reading JetsonHacks.com, and wish everyone a super duper 2017. It’s usually fun to recap some statistics about the website, I know sometimes people are curious┬áto see how many other people are using JetsonHacks. JetsonHacks Website The following chart helps give you an idea Read more …