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Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] new ARM920T based computer design (EP9315)
Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2006 00:36:56
In Reply to: [gentoo-embedded] new ARM920T based computer design (EP9315) by Heath Holcomb
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 -- gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list