Adding PRU support to BeagleBone during GSoC

Joel Sherrill joel at
Tue Apr 2 15:45:30 UTC 2019

On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 10:17 AM Nils Hölscher <nilhoel1 at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like participate @GSoC with the RTEMS community and wrote a
> proposal to bring Programmable Real-Time Units (PRU) support to the
> BeagleBone.

I don't know much about the PRU. I see TI has a compiler for it.

How does the PRU get loaded? How does an RTEMS or Linux application
interact with it? What exactly will the project entail?

> You can find the Document on the RTEMS wiki page for GSoC 2019, if you are
> interested please let me check it out and leave some feedback in the
> comments.
> Additionally I have two questions:
> 1.) Where does my hello world proof go?

You can post it to the devel list.  Then add yourself to the table at:

> 2.) Should I open a Ticket for this particular Project?

Yes please with the keyword SoC.


> Best,
> Nils Hölscher
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