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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 …

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Install Samsung SSD on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 31, 2017 kangalow 8

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 61

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 …

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NVPModel – NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kit

March 25, 2017 kangalow 11

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 …

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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 …

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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 to see how many other people are using JetsonHacks. JetsonHacks Website The following chart helps give you an idea Read more …

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Jetson TX1 Swap File and Development Preparation

December 21, 2016 kangalow 16

Adding a swapfile and doing some preparation for development is one of the first things to do after flashing a NVIDIA Jetson Development Kit. Looky here: Background Over the last couple of years, the software capabilities of the Jetson Development Kits have increased dramatically. JetPack does a great job of Read more …

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L4T and JetPack on NVIDIA Jetson TX1

July 13, 2016 kangalow 11

I have been reading the Jetson Forum lately and there seems to be a general confusion as to the relationship between JetPack and Linux for Tegra (L4T) version 24.1. A reader wrote in and asked a related question which I actually knew the answer to! This is a rare enough Read more …