Monthly Archives: November 2011

Changing the BeagleBoard I2C Bus Frequency

The stock kernel runs the I2C bus exposed on the BeagleBoard’s expansion header (bus 2) at 400KHz ¬†(‘Fast’ mode). This is fine for most I2C slaves, however it seems to be too fast for slaves running on ATTiny and ATMega … Continue reading

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Installing Ubuntu (Natty) on the BeagleBoard with RootStock

There are prebuilt Ubuntu images suitable for the BeagleBoard, however if you want more control over what’s included in your filesystem, and your kernel,¬†RootStock is a good option. RootStock will assemble a complete Ubuntu file system, a kernel image and … Continue reading

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