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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?
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