This video provides an overview of the LX2160A reference design board. For details about the features of the board, refer QorIQ LX2160A Reference Design Board Reference Manual
The LX2160ARDB provides a platform for design and evaluation of the LX2160A processor. For details about the features of the board, refer QorIQ LX2160A Reference Design Board Reference Manual
Connect one end of the AC power cord to the wall mount power switch and the other end of the cable to the power jack available on the chassis back panel. Turn on the wall mount power switch.
The D28 LED (3VSB) turns ON when the standby power is available.
Connect one end of the DB9 female to DB9 female cable to the UART1 port available on chassis front panel and the other end of the cable to the USB-to-serial adapter. Connect the other end of the USB-to-serial adapter to the USB port of the host computer. This connection allows you to make a console connection between the board and host computer to see the console output.
Run your favorite terminal application to control and monitor the LX2160ARDB from the serial console. Configure the terminal to 115200 baud rate, 8 data bits, no parity, and 1 stop bit.
To determine the port number of the LX2160ARDB virtual COM port, open the device manager and look under the "Ports" group.
Not sure how to use a terminal application? Try one of these tutorials:
Press the power button available on the chassis front panel. The status LEDs on the PCB run through various patterns while powering up the board. The board boots up and the console shows U-Boot messages.
To upgrade board software, follow steps provided in the "Upgrading BSP images in LX2160ARDB" section of QorIQ LX2160A Reference Design Board Getting Started Guide