FPGA VAX update

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Sun Oct 23 18:01:44 CDT 2005

woodelf declared on Sunday 23 October 2005 04:10 pm:
> Michael Sokolov wrote:
> >Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
> >>If PC-based emulators are fast enough, why bother with the IC
> >> version?
> >
> >1. I don't want an emulator, I want The Real Thing (tm).
> >
> >2. A pee sea based emulator requires a pee sea.  I refuse to
> > contaminate my house with a pee sea.
> FPGA software requires a pee sea sadly enough. 

No it doesn't.  

In my FPGA design class at Purdue, I never used a single PC.  The 
software we used ran on Sun Ultrasparc boxes running Solaris.  
Unfortunately, I can't remember the name of it right now.

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