flash (or ide) storage for unibus 11?
paulkoning at comcast.net
Tue Nov 24 18:46:49 CST 2015
> On Nov 24, 2015, at 5:08 PM, Mark J. Blair <nf6x at nf6x.net> wrote:
>> On Nov 24, 2015, at 14:04, shadoooo <shadoooo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It would be very nice to design a system based on fpga + cpu (arm), so you
>> can load linux on it and avoid the hassle of handling file systems for the
>> sd card, management and configuration, etc.
>> But: there's always the possibility to choose a commercial development
>> board, and mount it as SOM over a larger board that would include only psu
>> and bus level translators.
> A couple of approaches come to mind:
> 1) Use one of the lower-cost Xilinx Zynq development boards as its brain.
> 2) Use a Spartan 6 FPGA in a TQFP package, with a BeagleBone Black as its brain.
Nice. FWIW, there's a BBB daughercard ("cape") that's essentially an FPGA development board. Spartan 6, in fact. Info here: http://www.element14.com/community/docs/DOC-69215
(I don't have one, but I've thought about it.)
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