Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 19-09-2012, 04:50   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 4
How to port openCPN to ARM

HI, All

I want to port OpenCPN to the ARM processor. My board is S3C2440 based ARM 9. But the CPU is low, only 400MHz. The SDRAM is 64MB. The FLASH is 64MB Nand Flash and 2MB Nor Flash. The linux kennel is At all, the board is low performance.

I has compile the OpenCPN codes on the windows and Fedora 13. Now I want to port it to arm.
In the forums, I saw that somebody has ported OCPN to ARM cortex A8 successfully. But no details steps are in the forums. Now I try to do this work.
And there is my first to port codes to ARM platform. So it is difficult.

At the first, I only hopes that it can work on the arm. The performance is second issue. If port successfully, I want to cut some feature and reduce S57 map.

Somebody, Could you give me some helps how to port to ARM? Some details steps or documents.
Thank you for your consideration and I will be looking forward to your reply.

bailizi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-09-2012, 03:55   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Dec 2008
Boat: Journeyman
Posts: 705
Re: How to port openCPN to ARM

Well, until you have wxWidgets ported there is not much you can do with OpenCPN. So I would say to start working with getting wxWidgets compiling and running.

For that job you will probably get much more knowing help over at the wxWidgets forums.

(Others have successfully ran OpenCPN on the Rasberry Pi, so it is possible!)
JesperWe is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 00:11.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.