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Re: [Slightly-OT] VR4110 core

To: Chris Boot <bootc@bootc.net>
Subject: Re: [Slightly-OT] VR4110 core
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 15:36:56 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
In-reply-to: <4358EA41.4090001@bootc.net>
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References: <435818D5.7080807@bootc.net> <Pine.LNX.4.62.0510210958520.32398@numbat.sonytel.be> <4358EA41.4090001@bootc.net>
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On Fri, 21 Oct 2005, Chris Boot wrote:
> Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Chris Boot wrote:
> > > I'm in my final year doing a BSc Computing Science degree in the UK, and
> > > for
> > > my project/dissertation I've chosen to attempt to get Linux to run on an
> > > old
> > > Sky Digibox (PACE 2500N) set-top-box. So far my research has revealed the
> > > CPU
> > > has is a NEC VR4110 core with lots of MPEG and graphics processing stuff
> > 
> >          ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > 
> > > tacked on. The board itself is quite interesting, with a PC-Card slot,
> > > audio
> > > out, 2x SCART, RF-out, modem, and serial connection.
> > 
> > 
> > Do you know which SoC is actually used? Perhaps a NEC EMMA or EMMA2?
> 
> Hmm, glancing at the "Product Letter" I have, it does mention "Enhanced
> Multi-Media Architecture" so I'm guessing its an EMMA SoC indeed.

Do you have to part number?

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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