Monthly Archive: February 2017

NVM Driver

This week I was working on flash erase, write and read. Previously I used the NVM driver to access the flash. The erase size for flash is fixed to a page, which varies based...

A Month of Internship

This week started off with me panicking when I could not find my saved files and codes. I asked Dr. Shawn about it and he fixed it rightaway so I was able to access...

Understanding Verilog Codes

Dr. Shawn would always remind me not to be consumed or lost in the programming language while learning Verilog as it describes the schematic in designing chips and must be approached as such. Treating...

NVM write

This week I started on integrating the code and finalizing all the functions so that later on I can include them as libraries in my code. I also worked on writing the bit stream...

RNG & Hid_Key

This week I finished the HOTP function which uses MD5 hashing to generate a 6 digit code. The secret key used for the HOTP is generated in a separate function, using the MPLAB X...

Communication Protocols

This week I continued to study further on the topic of Wishbone signals and also communication protocols. I tried creating testbenches for available codes that had been designed to observe the waveform output but...

Second Week of Internship

This week I was assigned a few tasks by Dr. Shawn. The first one is to familiarize myself with tools such as Emacs and GTKwave. Emacs is a handy text editor which are extensible...

HOTP and cURL

This week I worked on the HMAC-based one-time password (HOTP) key which is used to encrypt the message. The encryption is achieved using a key and a counter. The HOTP code is based on...

Final Touches

With Monday and Wednesday being public holidays, one could say that this was a pretty short week. Continuing with the tasks from last week, I had most of the work done on Tuesday and...