flash (or ide) storage for unibus 11?
dab at froghouse.org
Mon Nov 23 18:45:57 CST 2015
On 11/23/2015 07:05 PM, Paul Koning wrote:
> Then again, multiplying by a constant is trivial, and in a modern HDL you just write the expression you need. The synthesis will construct some adds and shifts out of that. In fact, even if you want to supply the geometry values from a table (so you're multiplying by variable values) that's no big deal; two multipliers won't make a dent in any modern FPGA.
That's why that's my first choice. I just don't think it will be a problem.
> Sure, you can throw in a microcontroller, but interfacing that is likely to take far more gates than doing the mapping in the device directly.
The original reason for the microcontroller is to implement the USB
protocol. I didn't feel up to that in Verilog.
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