[edk2] [edk2-platforms] [PATCH v6 2/2] Platform/ARM: Add Readme.md

Leif Lindholm leif.lindholm at linaro.org
Wed Dec 5 01:45:47 PST 2018


Hi Nariman,

Sorry, one more round: can you replace the <pre> tags for 'text` and
```text
more text
even more text
```
please?

And the <b> with **text**?

(And if I missed any more inline HTML, please convert that too.)

Regards,

Leif

On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 01:56:36PM +0000, Nariman Poushin wrote:
> This covers the bulk of the information originally present in
> https://github.com/tianocore/tianocore.github.io/wiki/ArmPlatformPkg-AArch64
> regarding building and running the Foundation/Base FVP Platforms.
> 
> The sections on fetching source have been delegated to the root Readme.md
> 
> Contributed-under: TianoCore Contribution Agreement 1.1
> Signed-off-by: Nariman Poushin <nariman.poushin at linaro.org>
> ---
> 
> Changes from v5:
> 
> 	- Properly fixed (rather tha NOT) fix the prebuilt_tools repo url
> 
>  Platform/ARM/Readme.md | 62 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  Readme.md              |  4 +---
>  2 files changed, 63 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 Platform/ARM/Readme.md
> 
> diff --git a/Platform/ARM/Readme.md b/Platform/ARM/Readme.md
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..d343e7a
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Platform/ARM/Readme.md
> @@ -0,0 +1,62 @@
> +== Introduction ==
> +
> +These instructions explain how to get an edk2/edk2-platforms build running
> +on the ARM Base FVP, which is a software model provided by ARM (for free)
> +, which models a Cortex A core with various peripherals. More information
> +can be found here:
> +https://developer.arm.com/products/system-design/fixed-virtual-platforms
> +
> +<b>Requirement:</b>
> +* A 32-bit or 64-bit Linux host machine.
> +* Visual Studio is not officially supported, experimental support can be found here:
> +[https://git.linaro.org/people/leif.lindholm/edk2.git/log/?h=aarch64-vs]
> +
> +== Build EDK2 Tianocore ==
> +
> +<pre>cd $(WORKSPACE)/edk2</pre>For the Foundation and Base FVPs (defined by the DSC file Platform/ARM/VExpressPkg/ArmVExpress-FVP-AArch64.dsc):
> +<pre>build -a AARCH64 -p Platform/ARM/VExpressPkg/ArmVExpress-FVP-AArch64.dsc -t GCC5</pre>
> +
> +Once built, the edk2 image is the following file Build/ArmVExpress-FVP-AArch64/DEBUG_GCC5/FV/FVP_AARCH64_EFI.fd
> +
> +=== Run edk2/edk2-platforms on the ARM Base Platform FVP ===
> +
> +In order to run the binary we have just built there are a few steps we need to
> +go through, we need to get a model, a set of prebuilts (where we will swap out
> +the edk2 image with our own) and the tool with which we will swap out the
> +prebuilt edk2 image.
> +
> +We will also rely on the "run_model" script that comes with the prebuilts, it
> +is entirely possible to run the model without this but would require quite a bit
> +of knowledge regarding the areguments ARM fastmodel (documentation can be found here:
> +https://developer.arm.com/docs/100966/1101/programming-reference-for-base-fvps/base-platform-revc-features)
> +however the manual set of the FVP is outside the scope of this document. If you are interested
> +please consult the documentation.
> +
> +It's recommended you create a folder where you download the prebuilts and
> +required tool and copy your edk2 image in to it, as the run script expects
> +the binaries in the same directory.
> +
> +1) Download the Base FVP from here https://developer.arm.com/products/system-design/fixed-virtual-platforms
> +
> +	- Select Armv8-A Base Platform FVP based on Fast Models 11.4
> +	- It has a click through license but is free.
> +
> +2) Download the 18.10 Linaro ARM Landing Team release for FVP booting UEFI
> +https://releases.linaro.org/members/arm/platforms/18.10/fvp-uefi.zip
> +
> +3) Download the prebuilt fiptool from https://git.linaro.org/landing-teams/working/arm/prebuilt_tools.git
> +
> +4) Update the fip.bin image from fvp-uefi.zip by running the following command:
> +
> +	fiptool update --nt-fw=[path to binary built above] fip.bin
> +
> +5) Execute the FVP run_model.sh script from fvp-uefi.zip and provide a path to the FVP binaries
> +downloaded in step 1):
> +
> +	MODEL=[path to FVP binary] ./run_model.sh
> +
> +This expects the contents of fvp-uefi.zip, the bl1.bin and fip.bin (which is
> +the file we modify), to be in the same directory as the run_model.sh script.
> +
> +This should be sufficient to provide a build/run/debug environment for aarch64.
> +<!-- [[Category:ARM]] -->
> diff --git a/Readme.md b/Readme.md
> index 6ad5953..6748826 100644
> --- a/Readme.md
> +++ b/Readme.md
> @@ -206,9 +206,7 @@ they will be documented with the platform.
>  * [Overdrive](Platform/AMD/OverdriveBoard)
>  * [Overdrive 1000](Platform/SoftIron/Overdrive1000Board)
>  
> -## ARM
> -* [Juno](Platform/ARM/JunoPkg)
> -* [Versatile Express](Platform/ARM/VExpressPkg)
> +## [ARM](Platform/ARM/Readme.md)
>  
>  ## Hisilicon
>  * [D02](Platform/Hisilicon/D02)
> -- 
> 2.7.4
> 


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