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Taking a look at Arduino schematics

January 23, 2011

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Out of curiosity I wanted to check some Arduino board schematics. The Arduino Uno is one of the newest boards and is also quite simple; its open source schematics can be downloaded from here(zip file). There are two files: a board layout file and a schematics file. They can be opened with the free (but […]

New release of Icarus Verilog

September 28, 2010

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Icarus Verilog is a compiler and simulator for one of the most used Hardware Description Language (Verilog of course). Today the developers released version 0.9.3; here is the announce on their SourceForge page. The Release Notes state that, other than bug fixes, the current implementation is becoming closer to the standard specifications. This new version […]

New OpenRISC: academic work helps open source hardware

July 1, 2010

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OpenCores delivered a new version of OpenRISC, an open source processor hosted together with many open source hardware projects; more information on their current news page. What is special about this version is that the major driver for the code development has been an academic thesis on verification. Waqas Ahmed of the Royal Institute of […]

MyHDL on Ubuntu Lucid

June 2, 2010

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MyHDL is a Hardware Description Language based on Python. Last year I packaged it for Ubuntu Karmic Koala (here the blog post) and put it on my Launchpad Personal Package Archive (PPA) in order to be installed by everyone. Today I ported MyHDL 0.6 to Ubuntu Lucid Lynx; to install it, run from the command […]

Languages for hardware development

January 14, 2010

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A subjective view on some hardware description languages.

OpenRisc Verilog simulation of serial port communication

December 17, 2009

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An explanation of how to test an OpenRisc architecture with a hardware/software co-simulation; all the used tools are open source.