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Videos of ELCE2012 and FOSDEM2012 from Free Electrons

January 17, 2013

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Free Electrons recently posted the following resources: Videos of the Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2012 Videos of the Embedded track at FOSDEM 2012 As usual the conferences are full of interesting projects and information. My highlights for personal interest are: Wolfram Sang (Pengutronix e.K.) Maintainer’s Diary: Devicetree and Its Stumbling Blocks Slides; Video (49 minutes): full HD (329M), 800×450 (160M) Peter […]

Debugging OpenRisc software inside RTL simulation

August 7, 2010

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Using Icarus Verilog and a custom built GDB to debug software running inside a simulation of a OpenRisc System On Chip, thanks to the Verilog Procedural Interface.

Running Linux on new OpenRisc simulator or1ksim 0.4.0

July 13, 2010

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The guys at OpenCores released a new version of their OpenRisc core, tweaking many hardware bug but also porting Linux kernel 2.6.24 to their simulation platform, that is called or1ksim. The procedure (found here) to try Linux on the new simulator is straightforward and involves executing a script. The script hides most of the complexity […]

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 […]

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.

OpenRisc simulator runs Linux

December 6, 2009

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OpenCores is an organization owned by ORSoc that invests in open source hardware. Their site hosts many hardware projects that ship the source code (Hardware Description Language in this case) with the GNU Lesser General Public Licence. This allows the adoption of free Intellectual Properties (hardware blocks) in any hardware design, being it proprietary (closed-source) […]