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BeagleBone Cape EEPROM Generator
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Copyright (c) 2013 David Martínez Oliveira See the end of the file for license conditions.


BBCape_EEPROM Generator is a simple tool to easily generate EEPROM files for BeagleBone Capes. The application follows a simple user interface similar to fdisk effectively supporting easy scripting.

Currently Implemented Commands

Latest version implementes the following commands:

q : Quit
d : Dumps current EEPROM content
b : Add board info
c : Configure pins
w [fname] : Write EEPROM to file

On board info mode the following commands are available:

u Back to general commands
p Print Cape info
1 Set Cape Name
2 Set Cape Version
3 Set Cape Manufacturer
4 Set Cape Part Number
5 Set Cape Serial Number

On Hardware configuration mode the following commands are available:

u Back to general commands
q Quit
l List Hardware Interfaces
a Add Hardware Interfaces
d Delete Hardware Interfaces
w Generate DTS file

Current hardware interfaces supported are:

0 - UART1
1 - UART2
2 - UART4
3 - UART5
4 - I2C-1

Note: I2C specific configuration parameters not yet supported

Default header Fileds Values

Current version fills the EEPROM header with the following default values:

EEPROM Revision : A1
Board Name : BeagleBone NULLCape
HW Version : 00A0
Manufacturer : picoFlamingo
Part Number : BB-NULLCAPE
Serial Number : 2912WTHR0383
Pin Usage : 0


Just type "make". You can cross-compile simply setting CC environmental variable. Current version has no dependency

. This file is part of BBCape_EEPROM

BBCape_EEPROM is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

BBCape_EEPROM is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with BBCape_EEPROM. If not, see

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