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Re: Popular MIPS4Kc boards?

To: maxim@mox.ru
Subject: Re: Popular MIPS4Kc boards?
From: Jun Sun <jsun@junsun.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 08:52:19 -0700
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, Krishna B S <bskris@gmail.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Thu, Jun 30, 2005 at 02:08:32PM +0400, Maxim Osipov wrote:
> And if we talk about fan project, are there any MIPS64 based devices on 
> market?
> 

Another 64bit MIPS CPU based device is Tivo series 2.  So I heard.

Jun

> On 6/30/05, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 02:18:40PM +0530, Krishna B S wrote:
> > 
> > > I have to develop toolchains for various MIPS boards my company
> > > develops. All the boards consist of MIPS 4KC.
> > >
> > > I would like to know from you what is the most popular board used by
> > > the community with this kind of processor. I know, its tough to get a
> > > clear answer.
> > >
> > > But, my intention is to first port my toolchain/kernel for this
> > > popular board so that I can get your support, in case I encounter any
> > > problems. Having confirmed the working of the toolchain for this
> > > board, I would port it to my company's boards.
> > >
> > > (The popular board in the community would be my reference board for
> > > development.)
> > 
> > The price tag is juicy but for serious development with a 4Kc I'd
> > recommend a MIPS Malta.  Forcing consumer hardware into submission may
> > be a fun project for a spare time hacker but in general isn't a very
> > productive process for somebody who needs to finish a job soon or needs
> > to additional hardware such as PCI cards, logic analyzer, additional
> > memory, other CPU types etc.
> > 
> >   Ralf
> > 
> >

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