Jetson Nano - USB Drive
Jetson Nano

Jetson Nano – Run on USB Drive

April 25, 2019 kangalow 12

Using a USB Drive as the root file system on a Jetson Nano Developer Kit provides many advantages, including faster disk access and more storage. Looky here: Background For external storage, the Jetson Nano uses a Micro SD Card. The SD card holds the operating system, applications and any data Read more …

Jetson Nano Automount

Jetson Nano – Automount Drive

April 17, 2019 kangalow 0

There are times when you need to have your external drives mounted when the Jetson Nano boots. Let’s go over it! Looky here: Introduction The Ubuntu documentation has a good summary of storage devices, volumes and partitions. Money quote: The word volume is used to describe a storage device, like a hard Read more …

Jetson TX2

Jetson TX2 Build Kernel for L4T 28.2.1 updated

July 5, 2018 kangalow 6

A quick note, the repository for building the Linux kernel onboard the NVIDIA Jetson TX2 development kit has been updated. The repository is on the JetsonHacks account on Github, buildJetsonTX2Kernel. I want to thank Shreeyak ( for pointing out a version identification issue, as well as building an alternative to Read more …

Build TX2 Kernel
Operating System

Build Kernel and Modules – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 22, 2018 kangalow 14

In this article, we cover building the kernel and modules for the NVIDIA Jetson TX2 running L4T 28.2. We also build the CH341 module, which is a USB to serial converter. Looky here: Background Note: This article is for intermediate users. You should be familiar with the purpose of the Read more …

Jetson TX2 Kernel
Jetson TX1

Build Kernel and ttyACM Module – NVIDIA Jetson TX1

August 7, 2017 kangalow 4

Note: This article has been superseded. Please see: Build Kernel and Modules – NVIDIA Jetson TX1. In this article, we cover building the kernel and modules for the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Development Kit onboard the Jetson itself. We also build the ACM module, which allows the Jetson to communicate with Read more …

Attached serial console cable to a Jetson TX1 Development Kit

Serial Console – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 24, 2017 kangalow 28

A Serial Console is a useful tool for embedded development, remote access, and those times when the development kit has issues that you need to observe. Here’s a simple approach for adding a serial console. Looky here: Serial Console Background The story of serial data transfer over wires goes back Read more …

Jetson TX1 SD Card
Operating System

Run Jetson TX1 from SD Card

January 26, 2017 kangalow 34

This is a short article on copying the contents of the internal flash memory of a NVIDIA Jetson TX1 over to a SD card, and then running the Jetson from the SD card itself. Looky here: Background There may be times when you want to run your Jetson TX1 from Read more …