I am Dave Jing Tian, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University working on system security. My research involves embedded systems, operating systems, and trusted computing. All opinions are my own.
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Category Archives: Embedded System
This post introduces native Linux kernel built on the Nvidia Jetson TX1 dev board. The scripts are based on the jetsonhacks/buildJetsonTX1Kernel tools. Our target is JetPack 3.3 (the latest SDK supporting TX1 by the time of writing). All the scripts … Continue reading →
Starting from this post, I will share my learning and hacking experience on Nvidia Jetson TX1 dev board. This post discusses the installation issue of JetPack  and post-installation configurations for TX1. We assume users follow the JetPack 3.3 installation … Continue reading →
An official way to add a software package using Yocto is to add a new layer if there is no recipe existing for this package. Then baking the whole image should have it included. However, we are not going to … Continue reading →
A recent upgrade of Yocto, from Dora to Daisy, broke the things worked before. Actually, CONFIG_USB_MASS_STORAGE, enabled in the defconfig of the Overo, was not passed to the .config during the kernel build. This weird missing config costed me 24-hour … Continue reading →
This post introduces the general procedure to make gumstix overo work as an USB gadget mass storage using the Yocto Linux. Thanks Adam Lee (Gumstix) for the gadget configuration consulting and debugging. Thanks Tyler Nichols (OSIRIS Lab) for the hardware … Continue reading →
Paper review for – seL4: Formal Verification of an OS Kernel firstname.lastname@example.org Dec 10, 2013 How could we guarantee the code we are running is right? Even after different and long-time testing, we have yet not been so sure that … Continue reading →
Gumstix.org has provided the most useful information for developers about gumstix development, though a little bit out dated. This post will show a real example for Mac OS (10.9) to connect with a gumstix (Overo+Palo35) using minicom. Have fun! 0. … Continue reading →