Getting Started with the BeagleY-AI

Documents

Latest documentation : BeagleY-AI — BeagleBoard Documentation
To fork and add fixes : Documentation / docs.beagleboard.io · GitLab

Help!

Forum: (here)
Discord: BeagleBoard.org

bb-imager (forked from rpi-imager)

Project Repo: BeagleY-AI / BB Imager · GitLab
Linux and mac installer: Index of /public

Remember to Set Your Username and Password

Official Images

BeagleBoard.org Official Image: Latest Software Images - BeagleBoard

Latest release: BeagleY-AI Debian 12.5 2024-06-19 XFCE - BeagleBoard

Development Snapshots (daily/weekly)

Writing Image to microSD:

Use https://etcher.balena.io/

Configure First User

Mount Boot Partition:

Open sysconf.txt:

root user (optional)

By default root user is disabled, but if you want to enable it, set a password and/or your ssh key

# root_password - Set a password for the root user (not used in ubuntu)
#root_password=FooBar

root user ssh key (optional)

# root_authorized_key - Set an authorized key for a root ssh login (not used in ubuntu)
#root_authorized_key=

first user (optional)

Set your username, will still end up as user (1000)

# user_name - Set a user name for the user (1000)
#user_name=beagle

first password (REQUIRED)

user_password this must be set, otherwise x11/wayland will not start

# user_password - Set a password for user (1000)
#user_password=FooBar

first user ssh key (optional)

# user_authorized_key - Set an authorized key for a user (1000) ssh login
#user_authorized_key=

hostname (optional)

# hostname - Set the system hostname.
#hostname=BeagleBone

keymap (optional)

# keymap - Set the system keymap.
#keymap=us

timezone (optional)

# timezone - Set the system timezone.
#timezone=America/Chicago

Firewall (ufw) (optional)

# enable_ufw - enable ufw firewall (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncomplicated_Firewall)
#enable_ufw=yes

# ufw_allow_ssh - allow ssh access over port 22
#ufw_allow_ssh=yes

# ufw_allow_http - allow http access over port 80
#ufw_allow_http=yes

# ufw_allow_https - allow https access over port 443
#ufw_allow_https=yes

# ufw_allow_nodered - allow nodered access over port 1880 (https://nodered.org/)
#ufw_allow_nodered=yes

# ufw_allow_vscode - allow vscode access over port 3000 (https://github.com/coder/code-server)
#ufw_allow_vscode=yes

# ufw_allow_vnc - allow vnc access over port 5901
#ufw_allow_vnc=yes

# ufw_allow_cockpit - allow cockpit access over port 9090 (https://cockpit-project.org/)
#ufw_allow_cockpit=yes

Head: src/sysconf.txt · main · BeagleBoard.org / bbbio-set-sysconf · GitLab

Boot Menu (over RPI debug connector)

BeagleY-AI microSD (extlinux.conf) (swap enabled)
1:	microSD (production test)
2:	transfer microSD rootfs to NVMe (advanced)
3:	microSD (debug)
4:	microSD (default)

WiFi - iwd

Helpful Docs: iwd - ArchWiki

WiFI - What commands do i run?

iwctl device list
iwctl station wlan0 scan
iwctl station wlan0 get-networks
iwctl --passphrase "PassWord" station wlan0 connect "MY_SSID"
iwctl station wlan0 show
iwctl station wlan0 get-networks

WiFI - Connection example:

What wireless devices do i have?

debian@BeagleBone:~$ iwctl device list
                                    Devices                                    
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Name                  Address               Powered     Adapter     Mode      
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  wlan0                 80:30:dc:f8:30:22     on          phy0        station     

Initiate network scan:

debian@BeagleBone:~$ iwctl station wlan0 scan

List of all available networks:

debian@BeagleBone:~$ iwctl station wlan0 get-networks
                               Available networks                              
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Network name                      Security            Signal
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Avenger                           psk                 ****    
      BeagleBone                        psk                 ****    

Connect to a network:

debian@BeagleBone:~$ iwctl --passphrase "BeagleBone" station wlan0 connect "BeagleBone"

Show Connection:

debian@BeagleBone:~$ iwctl station wlan0 show
                                 Station: wlan0                                
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Settable  Property              Value                                          
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
            Scanning              no                                               
            State                 connected                                        
            Connected network     BeagleBone                                     
            IPv4 address          192.168.3.32                                     
            ConnectedBss          ba:fb:e4:f4:7a:ad                                
            Frequency             2412                                             
            Security              WPA2-Personal                                    
            RSSI                  -78 dBm                                          
            AverageRSSI           -79 dBm                                          
            TxBitrate             1000 Kbit/s                                      
            RxBitrate             1000 Kbit/s 

List of all available networks (now with connection hint)

debian@BeagleBone:~$ iwctl station wlan0 get-networks
                               Available networks                              
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Network name                      Security            Signal
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  >   BeagleBone                      psk                 ****    
      Avenger                           psk                 ****    

Network out of box

VSCode




Node-RED

Help sudo beagle-version:

voodoo@BeagleY-AI:~$ sudo beagle-version
eeprom:[BYAI202405000212]
model:[BeagleBoard.org_BeagleY-AI]
dogtag:[BeagleBoard.org Debian Bookworm Xfce Image 2024-06-15]
bootloader:[/dev/mmcblk1]:[/boot/firmware/tiboot3.bin]:[U-Boot SPL 2023.04-g93735daa (Jun 14 2024 - 23:22:59 +0000)]
bootloader:[/dev/mmcblk1]:[/boot/firmware/tispl.bin]:[U-Boot SPL 2023.04-g93735daa (Jun 14 2024 - 23:22:59 +0000)]
bootloader:[/dev/mmcblk1]:[/boot/firmware/u-boot.img]:[U-Boot 2023.04-g93735daa (Jun 14 2024 - 23:22:59 +0000)]
UBOOT: Booted Device-Tree:[k3-am67a-beagley-ai.dts]
kernel:[6.1.80-ti-arm64-r55]

Kernel (developers)

Device Tree: (v6.1.x-ti): src/arm64/ti/k3-am67a-beagley-ai.dts · v6.1.x-Beagle · BeagleBoard.org / BeagleBoard-DeviceTrees · GitLab

u-boot (developers)

U-Boot: Files · v2023.04-ti-09.02.00.009-BeagleY-AI-Production · BeagleBoard.org / u-boot · GitLab

Build order along with other git projects: bb-u-boot-beagley-ai/suite/bookworm/debian/rules · main · BeagleBoard.org / repos-arm64 · GitLab

PCIE

Official Pi PCIe to M.2 HAT for Raspberry Pi 5
Geekworm X1001 PCIe to M.2 HAT

PCIE + POE

MPS2280-POE for RPi PI 5 PoE-Powered Adapter NVME SSD HAT

Zephyr on R5

CI build project: BeagleBoard.org / zephyr-beagley-ai · GitLab

mcu-r5f0_0 micropython /dev/ttyRPMSG0

cd /opt/ti-zephyr-firmware/j722s/mcu-r5f0_0/
sudo ./install-micropython.sh

main-r5f0_0 micropython /dev/ttyRPMSG0

cd /opt/ti-zephyr-firmware/j722s/main-r5f0_0
sudo ./install-micropython.sh
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