AXEL ULite SOM/AXEL ULite Evaluation Kit/Interfaces and Connectors/Console
|1.0.0||Jul 2021||First DESK release|
Console interface[edit | edit source]
Description[edit | edit source]
The Console interface available on the Evaluation Kit at the connector J8.
J8 is a 10 pin (5x2x2.54mm) header connector for the RS232 two-wires UART3 port, used for debug purposes (bootloader and operating system serial console).
Signals[edit | edit source]
The following table describes the interface signals:
|Pin#||SOM Pin#||Pin name||Pin function||Pin Notes|
Device mapping[edit | edit source]
UART3 is mapped to
/dev/ttymxc0 device in Linux. The peripheral is used as the default serial console, both for the bootloader and the kernel.
Device usage[edit | edit source]
To connect to the debug serial port:
- connect the DB9 adapter bracket to the J8 connector on the EVK board
- connect a serial cable between DB9 connector and PC COM port through a NULL-modem cable (not provided)
- start your favorite terminal emulator software on PC (eg: PuTTY); communication parameters are: 115200,N,8,1