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DIL/NetPC DNP/5280: Embedded Linux Starter Kit SK16L

The DIL/NetPC DNP/5280 starter kit contains everything you need to get started with your Motorola MCF528x ColdFire-based embedded networking application. The starter kit includes a DNP/5280 module with a pre-installed embedded Linux (uClinux), the evaluation board DNP/EVA6, power supply, serial interface (nullmodem) cable, one CD-ROM with software and documentation and a printed user manual for the first steps with the starter kit.


The starter kit CD-ROM comes with a full GNU cross tool chain for C/C++ software development. This binary files of this tool chain runs on a x86 Linux-based host (SuSE, Red Hat or other) and builds bFLT (uClinux Binary Flat Format) binary files for the Motorola MCF528x ColdFire 32-bit RISC microcontroller.

For using the DIL/NetPC DNP/5280 Embedded Linux Starter Kit you need a development system. The minimal configuration for this system is a Windows-based PC with the HyperTerminal terminal emulation program and a free COM port (COM1, COM2 or USB-based COMx) for the RS232 serial link between the DIL/NetPC DNP/5280 and HyperTerminal. For using the Ethernet link, your PC needs an Ethernet adapter with 10 Mbps or 10/100 Mbps LAN interface. This environment allows web server programming (HTML pages, Java Applets) and Linux shell script programming. For using the GNU C/C++ cross tool chain, it is necessary to run Linux on the development system.

DIL/NetPC DNP/5280: Embedded Linux Starter Kit Key Features

The DIL/NetPC DNP/5280 pre-installed embedded Linux consists of two main components: 1. the Linux kernel and 2. the root filesystem. The DNP/5280 FLASH also offers a FLASH Loader for downloading new Versions of the Linux kernel and the root file system. This in-system programming feature can be used over a simple serial and Ethernet link between the development system and the DNP/5280.

  • DIL/NetPC DNP/5280 with 66 MHz Motorola MCF528x ColdFire and Firmware in FLASH, 3.3 VDC Vcc
  • Firmware and Embedded Linux pre-installed in FLASH
  • Evaluation Board DNP/EVA6
  • Nullmodem Cable
  • 110 VAC or 230 VAC to 5 VDC International Power Supply
  • CD-ROM with User Manual and Hardware/Programmers Manuals
  • Embedded Linux with Source
  • GNU Cross Tool Chain for C/C++ Software Development for Linux-based PCs
  • elf2flt Converter Program (m68k ELF to uClinux bFLT)
  • GNU gdb and gdbserver for Ethernet-based Remote Debugging
  • Free TFTP Server Program for Win32-based PCs
  • Linux Remote Login with Telnet
  • Web Server Setup Sample
  • Embedded TFTP Client
  • Many Sourcecode Samples

DIL/NetPC DNP/5280: Starter Kit Ordering Information

Ordercode Product
DNP/SK16L Starterkit with DNP/5280, DNP/EVA6, CD-ROM with GNU Cross Tool Chain and Null-Modemcable.

SSV EMBEDDED SYSTEMS. Board Level Products. File: dnp0065.htm, Last Update: 12.Mar.2012
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