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Re: [microblaze-uclinux] Wish List
> Hi everyone,
> how long!! :D
> I had been very busy these last weeks but i have some interesting news
> (i hope :P ).
interesting they are ;-)
> First, in the wish list of the wiki there is an entry about the design
> of a tiny bootloader with tftp capabilities (i think it was written by
> John - Hi John!!). We have designed one that allows to download the
> uClinux image of a tftp server and write it into the flash. The
> bootloader is very small and it also allows to load the image from the
> serial port, erase the flash memory, check if the flash is blank and
> jump to a specific memory address (if i remember it checks if there is a
> image available on the flash memory and run it automatically).
This is great ! So fianlly, we can program the flashes just through the
serial ports ? Could you tell me/us more about it ? How ?
> This bootloader was designed to use it in a board based on a small
> Spartan II device (it has a few BRAM blocks). This board only has 2 MB
> RAM and 4 MB flash. The uClinux image boots from the flash memory and it
> allows to use all the RAM memory for applications. So, it is possible to
> use network capabilities on this platform. Currently the uClinux on this
> platform executes telnetd, thttpd, and another user programs sucessfully
> (with only 2 MB RAM memory).
> Second, we have designed a expansion board with 2 RS232, 1 USB and 1
> Ethernet. There are two images of the previous platform with this
> expansion board:
Could you please tell us a little more about it ?
So we could finally have a third entry into the list of supported
> Initially this expansion board was designed for the RC1000PP board (a
> PCI board), so the energy suply is PC ATX compatible (a white connector
> in the middle of the expansion board). The information of this board
> will be available on the web in a few days too. This platform will be
> "Open Hardware".
So, I could probably get the information from there ...
> Well, I hope this information could be usefull for the
> uClinux-MicroBlaze community :D
I think it really is ;-)
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