Re: [meta-zephyr][PATCH 5/5] zephyr-flash-pyocd.bbclass: support for flashing via pyocd


Wojciech Zmuda
 

Hi Naveen,

I fixed the missing .hex issue and I'm ready to send v3.

I also experimented with your last suggestion, i.e. building test cases with MACHINE=96b-nitrogen and I observed the following:

It is possible to build when I provide IMGDEPLOYDIR variable somewhere, e.g. in 96b-nitrogen.conf. However, for other platforms, this variable is provided only in classes/zephyr-qemuboot.bbclass. I've also tried to build test cases for arduino-101-ble and it failed with the following reason:

    Error, the PACKAGE_ARCHS variable (all any noarch ${PACKAGE_EXTRA_ARCHS_tune-armv6m} cortexm0-vfp arduino_101_ble) for DEFAULTTUNE (cortexm0) does not contain TUNE_PKGARCH (cortexm0t2-vfp).

Additionally, when I provided IMGDEPLOYDIR in 96b-nitrogen.conf, I tried to execute test cases with -c testimage. It failed on running qemu.

According to my observations, my understanding is that the test cases are currently designed for being verified on qemu. Do you expect the 96b-nitrogen support to contain automatic test cases execution on the hardware, or just the possibility of building? If it just the matter of building the .elf files (you can flash them manually), then I can push v3 today.

Best regards,
Wojciech


On Tue, 8 Dec 2020 at 02:47, Saini, Naveen Kumar <naveen.kumar.saini@...> wrote:
You have missed few of my comments in v2 !

Regards,
Naveen

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Subject: RE: [yocto] [meta-zephyr][PATCH 5/5] zephyr-flash-pyocd.bbclass: support for flashing via pyocd

Thanks for the patches.  Please find my comments below.

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Subject: [yocto] [meta-zephyr][PATCH 5/5] zephyr-flash-pyocd.bbclass: support for flashing via pyocd

Flash boards supported via pyocd:

    MACHINE=xxx bitbake yyy -c flash_usb

The only supported board for now is 96Boards Nitrogen. Modify its config accordingly.

Modify helloworld and philosopers samples with adidtional .hex output file deployment, as this format is required by pyocd.

Describe the feature in README.

Signed-off-by: Wojciech Zmuda <wojciech.zmuda@...>
---
 README.txt                                    | 23 +++++++++++++++++++
 classes/zephyr-flash-pyocd.bbclass            | 17 ++++++++++++++
 conf/machine/96b-nitrogen.conf                |  1 +
 .../zephyr-kernel/zephyr-helloworld.bb        |  1 +
 .../zephyr-kernel/zephyr-philosophers.bb      |  1 +
 5 files changed, 43 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 classes/zephyr-flash-pyocd.bbclass

diff --git a/README.txt b/README.txt
index 6463339..4366764 100644
--- a/README.txt
+++ b/README.txt
@@ -43,6 +43,29 @@ The same sample, for Nios2 image:
     $ MACHINE=qemu-nios2 bitbake zephyr-philosophers
     $ runqemu qemu-nios2

+Flashing
+=================================
+
+You can flash Zephyr samples to boards. Currently, the following
+MACHINEs are supported:
+ * DFU:
+  - arduino_101_sss
+  - arduino_101
+  - arduino_101_ble
+ * pyocd:
+  - 96b_nitrogen
+
+To flash the example you built with command e.g.
+
+    $ MACHINE=96b_nitrogen bitbake zephyr-philosophers
[Naveen Saini] Typo here, MACHINE=96b-nitrogen
+
+call similar command with explicit flash_usb command:
+
+    $ MACHINE=96b_nitrogen bitbake zephyr-philosophers -c flash_usb
[Naveen Saini]  Same as above

+
+dfu-util and/or pyocd need to be installed in your system. If you
+observe permission errors or the flashing process seem to hang, follow those instructions:
+https://github.com/pyocd/pyOCD/tree/master/udev

 Building and Running Zephyr Tests
 =================================
diff --git a/classes/zephyr-flash-pyocd.bbclass b/classes/zephyr-flash-pyocd.bbclass
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..aafe9e7
--- /dev/null
+++ b/classes/zephyr-flash-pyocd.bbclass
@@ -0,0 +1,17 @@
+
+python do_flash_usb() {
+    from pyocd.core.helpers import ConnectHelper
+    from pyocd.flash.file_programmer import FileProgrammer
+
+    image = f"{d.getVar('DEPLOY_DIR_IMAGE')}/{d.getVar('PN')}.hex"
+    bb.plain(f"Attempting to flash {image} to board
+ {d.getVar('BOARD')}")
+
+    with ConnectHelper.session_with_chosen_probe() as session:
+        FileProgrammer(session).program(image)
+        session.board.target.reset()
+}
+
+addtask do_flash_usb
+
+do_flash_usb[nostamp] = "1"
+do_flash_usb[vardepsexclude] = "BB_ORIGENV"
diff --git a/conf/machine/96b-nitrogen.conf b/conf/machine/96b-nitrogen.conf index d1905f2..998db4c 100644
--- a/conf/machine/96b-nitrogen.conf
+++ b/conf/machine/96b-nitrogen.conf
@@ -4,4 +4,5 @@
 #@DESCRIPTION: Machine configuration for 96Boards Nitrogen Board.

 require conf/machine/include/nrf52832.inc
+ZEPHYR_INHERIT_CLASSES += "zephyr-flash-pyocd"
 ARCH_96b-nitrogen = "arm"
diff --git a/recipes-kernel/zephyr-kernel/zephyr-helloworld.bb b/recipes-kernel/zephyr-kernel/zephyr-helloworld.bb
index 1400e72..9b77975 100644
--- a/recipes-kernel/zephyr-kernel/zephyr-helloworld.bb
+++ b/recipes-kernel/zephyr-kernel/zephyr-helloworld.bb
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ OECMAKE_SOURCEPATH = "${ZEPHYR_SRC_DIR}"

 do_deploy () {
     install -D ${B}/zephyr/${ZEPHYR_MAKE_OUTPUT}.elf ${DEPLOYDIR}/${PN}.elf
+    install -D ${B}/zephyr/${ZEPHYR_MAKE_OUTPUT}.hex
+ ${DEPLOYDIR}/${PN}.hex
 }
[Naveen Saini]  No *.hex file while building for MACHINE=qemu-x86  Error log:  ...build/zephyr/zephyr.hex': No such file or directory


 addtask deploy after do_compile
diff --git a/recipes-kernel/zephyr-kernel/zephyr-philosophers.bb b/recipes-kernel/zephyr-kernel/zephyr-philosophers.bb
index 5f7fbcb..f720999 100644
--- a/recipes-kernel/zephyr-kernel/zephyr-philosophers.bb
+++ b/recipes-kernel/zephyr-kernel/zephyr-philosophers.bb
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ OECMAKE_SOURCEPATH = "${ZEPHYR_SRC_DIR}"

 do_deploy () {
     install -D ${B}/zephyr/${ZEPHYR_MAKE_OUTPUT}.elf ${DEPLOYDIR}/${PN}.elf
+    install -D ${B}/zephyr/${ZEPHYR_MAKE_OUTPUT}.hex
+ ${DEPLOYDIR}/${PN}.hex
 }

[Naveen Saini]  No *.hex file while building for MACHINE=qemu-x86  Error log:  ...build/zephyr/zephyr.hex': No such file or directory

Could you also try to build testcases !!
$ MACHINE=96b-nitrogen bitbake zephyr-kernel-test-all

Build breaks with error: ......build/zephyr/zephyr.elf.elf': No such file or directory

 addtask deploy after do_compile
--
2.25.1

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