FPGA boards, was [HARDWARE] Just Courious......]]

Eno Jon enojon at delphi.com
Mon Sep 20 13:43:07 EDT 1999


been there, not done that (yet)..


Jameel Akari wrote:

>         As much as I like FPGAs- and I think it'd be great if someone
> would build this, there's something interesting I found on IBM
> microelectronics page about an "open-source" design using PPC 740/750 cpus
> and Linux:
>
> http://www.chips.ibm.com/products/powerpc/linux/
>
>         Of immediate interest is the POP board.  What's neat about this is
> that they give you the design for the board.  Now if someone extended this
> design to a multiprocessor board, that'd definitely be very cool.  Now if
> IBM would just sell premade boards, that'd give me a spiffy new toy to
> play with.
>
>         Not to muddy the waters of the FPGA-based device, but it's
> something worth looking at.  Plus, you can download a PDF of the board's
> circuit diagram, which is just good reading material for us hardware
> freaks...
>
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