This is the Generally Available (GA) release of the Linux Digital Video Software Development Kit (DVSDK) version 4.02. Supported platforms are TMS320DM365, TMS320DM368, OMAPL138 and TMS320DM3730.
NOTE: The OMAP3530 platform will no longer be supported in the DVSDK 4.xx releases. To obtain a DVSDK 4.xx for OMAP3530, refer to the previous release links below.
Where to start
Please follow these instructions to get started developing software using the DVSDK.
1. Development Host
This release only supports Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32-bit as your development host. Follow the instructions on this wiki page if you want to create a virtual Ubuntu image.
2. Release Notes
Download and view the release notes for your platform. They contain information on what the DVSDK contains as well as any known issues.
3. EVM Setup
3.1 Download the Quick Start Guide (QSG) for your platform.
3.2 Set up the EVM as described in the QSG.
3.3 If desired, the SD card referenced in the QSG can be re-created after installing the DVSDK, see the DVSDK Installation section below.
4. CodeSourcery GCC Toolchain Installation
4.1 Download the CodeSourcery GCC toolchain from the link provided below (use the IA32 GNU/Linux Installer).
4.2 Execute the installer on the host with a .bin file extension as follows:
4.3 Follow the installer instructions on the screen to do a Typical installation.
4.4 There is no need to read the Code Sourcery Getting Started Guide at this time. You can read it later if necessary.
5. DVSDK Installation
5.1 Download the DVSDK installer for your platform.
Internet Explorer users: right click, select Save As. In the file dialog change the file type to All Files before saving the file (otherwise the installer will be saved as a text file).
5.2 If necessary make the installer executable manually by executing:
chmod +x dvsdk_myplatform-evm_4_02_xx_xx_setuplinux
5.3 Execute the installer on the host and follow the instructions:
5.4 Once installation is complete, the Software Developers Guide (SDG) will open. Follow the instructions in the SDG to start developing software.
5.5 The SDG and other documentation can be found in the docs folder of the DVSDK installation directory.
5.6 If desired, the SD card referenced in the QSG can be re-created as described in section How to create an SD card in the SDG.
6. Additional Sources
The DVSDK installer already comes with the sources of the TI software. If you want to download the additional source files of the open source components, download them below as an ISO image (Additional Sources). Note that this is an optional download which is not required to develop applications with the DVSDK.
If you prefer a physical disk, please click on this link and one will be sent to you by mail. Please include your name and mailing address in the email if requesting a physical DVD. There is a US $17 shipping and handling fee associated with receiving the CD.
Windows Users - If you are having difficulties with the download see FAQ
The previous DVSDK 4.xx release(s) can be found:
DVSDK 4_00 (TMS320DM365, OMAPL138, TMS320DM3730 and OMAP3530)
DVSDK 4_01 (TMS320DM365, TMS320DM368, OMAPL138, TMS320DM3730 and OMAP3530)