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

Nariman Poushin nariman.poushin at linaro.org
Wed Dec 5 02:22:50 PST 2018


On Wed, 5 Dec 2018 at 09:45, Leif Lindholm <leif.lindholm at linaro.org> wrote:

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

No problem, will scrub and resend!


>
> And the <b> with **text**?
>
> (And if I missed any more inline HTML, please convert that too.)
>
> Regards,
>
> Leif
>

Thanks
Nariman


>
> 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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