Board Support Package (SDK) Settings dialog box


In the Board Support Package Settings dialog box, you canselect the drivers and libraries to use in the board support package for SDK and configure their parameters. To open this dialog box, select Xilinx Tools > Board Support Package Settings.

Board Support Package Overview page

Use the Board Support Package Overview page of the Board Support Package Settings dialog box to customize the OS and libraries options.

The Board Support Package Overview page contains the following functions:
Name Function
OS Type Specifies the type of board support package.
OS Version Select the version of board support package.
Support Libraries Displays the details for the Libraries.
Use
Click to select Library checkboxes to include libraries in the software platform.
Name
Displays t he name of the library.
Version
Displays the version of the library.
Description
Displays the description of the library.

Board Support Package OS and Libraries options

On the Board Support Package Settings page, you can change the parameters of the OS and its constituent libraries, including the functions listed below.

Name Function
Name Displays the name of the Parameter.
Value User specified value. Contains the default value (as specified in the Default column) if not specified otherwise.
Default Default value of the parameter.
Type Parameter value type, such as string, integer, bool, array, or peripheral_instance.
Description Description of the parameter.

Drivers page

Use the Drivers page of the Software Platform Settings dialog box to select the drivers to use for the peripherals in your system.

The Drivers page contains the following functions:
Name Function
Peripheral Name of the hardware peripheral.
HW Version Versionof the hardware peripheral.
Instance Name of the hardware peripheral instance.
Driver Name of the software driver used. If you don't want to include this peripheral in the software platform, select "none" as the driver name.
Version Version of the software driver used.

Driver Configuration page

The Drivers page lists all the device drivers assigned for each peripheral in your system. You can select each peripheral and change its device driver assignment and its version. If you want to remove a driver for a peripheral, assign the driver to none.

Some device drivers export parameters that you can configure. If a driver in the driver list has parameters, it is listed in navigation pane on the left and you can configure them by clicking on the driver name

The Driver configuration page lists all the driver parameters that you can configure. To change a parameter, click on the corresponding Value field and type the new setting.

The Driver Configuration area of the Board Support Package Settings page contains the following functions:
Name Function
Configuration for driver Specifies the name of the CPU driver.
Parameters Displays a list of parameters for the driver.
Name
Name of the Parameter.
Value
User specified value. If you do not specify a value, this field contains the default value (as defined in the Default column) .
Default
Default value of the parameter.
Type
Parameter value type, such as string, integer, bool, array, or peripheral instance.
Description
Description of the parameter.

Related concepts
Board support package (SDK)

Related tasks
Configuring a board support package (SDK)

Related reference
New Board Support Package (SDK) Project dialog box

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