Embedded Storage on the snickerdoodle

This is a continuation of the snickerdoodle adventure following last week’s successful “hello world” using Micrium’s µC/OS RTOS. In this series of articles, I’m exploring the capabilities of the snickerdoodle as a development platform for high performance real time operating systems. This time, I will be running an embedded file system on the snickerdoodle module, enabling non volatile storage capabilities. The bare snickerdoodle module includes an SD Card cage in addition to an on-board NOR flash. While possible to use the NOR flash, this post will focus on the SD Card which offers more versatility for development and prototyping.
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snickerdoodle says Hello World!

What would make a better first post about embedded software than a hello world project on a brand-new development board. It’s the krtkl snickerdoodle I received with much excitement last week. In these next series of articles I’m going to explore the capabilities of the snickerdoodle as a development platform for high performance real time operating system. In this first article I’ll run µC/OS, a commercial RTOS, on the snickerdoodle.

Before going any further, I think it’s important to mention that the snickerdoodle with various optional base boards and accessories can still be pre-ordered from Crowd Supply. Expected shipping date is around August.

snickerdoodle in a connectors down configuration
snickerdoodle in a connectors down configuration (Click for full size)

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