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Subject: Re: new ARM920T based computer design (EP9315)
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 18:54:48 +0000
Heath Holcomb wrote:
> I'm a hardware engineer (BS in Electronics Engineering, Texas A&M) and I did 
> the x86 how-to for embedded gentoo.  I've got a new project at my work, to 
> design a ARM based SBC (single board computer) for our main product.  I'll 
> actually be doing the schematic entry and PCB layout.
> 
> The specific part is Cirrus Logic EP9315, it's an ARM920T based chip.  It has 
> the SDRAM interface, flash interface (NOR), MAC (not PHY), and an MMU.
> 
> Any advice on this chip or any ARM would be nice.  I plan on use embedded 
> Gentoo as the base of our OS.  The development board comes with CE 5.0 and 
> Linux (Debian based).  There is a lot of unknowns (how does Linux fit onto 
> the NOR flash, what about the file system, etc...), so any help would be 
> appreciated if anyone has done this before.
> 
> I'll also be adding a section to the how-to that deals with ARM based devices.


JTAG is always nice. SD/SmartMedia/CompactFlash  is cool.
What's the specific purpose of the board? What kind of product,
or just an embedded board to sell to others?


James



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