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== General Description ==
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The ''Broadcom BCM91250'', also known under its codename '''SWARM''', is an evaluation board made by [[Wikipedia:Broadcom|Broadcom]] for its [[SB1|SB-1]] [[BCM1250]] [[Wikipedia:System-on-a-chip|SOC]].
The ''Broadcom BCM91250'', also known under its codename ''Swarm'', is an evaluation board made by [[Wikipedia:Broadcom|Broadcom]] for its [[SB1|SB-1]] [[BCM1250]] [[Wikipedia:System-on-a-chip|SOC]]. It features 2 32-bit [[Wikipedia:PCI|PCI]], 2 64-bit [[Wikipedia:PCI|PCI]] slot, 1 Hypertransport slot, 2 1000baseT [[Wikipedia:Ethernet|ethernet]] connections, 2 [[Wikipedia:USB|USB]] ports, 2 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RS232 RS-232] ports and more and is fully supported by Linux.
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== Specifications ==
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* Dual-core 800 MHz SiByte-1 CPU
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* PC2100/PC2700 DDR RAM
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* 2x USB ports
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* 2x serial ports
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* 2x Gigabit ethernet ports
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* 2x 3.3V 32-bit 66 MHz PCI
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* 2x 3.3V 64-bit 66 MHz PCI
  
 
== Firmware ==
 
== Firmware ==
All Swarm systems use [[Common Firmware Environment]]; by default it's configured [[Endianess|big endian]].
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All SWARM systems use [[Common Firmware Environment]]; by default it's configured [[Endianess|big endian]].
  
 
== Linux Support ==
 
== Linux Support ==
The Swarm is supported in Linux 2.4 and 2.6 with 32-bit and 64-bit kernels.
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The SWARM is supported in Linux 2.4, 2.6 and 3.x with 32-bit and 64-bit kernels.
  
== See also ==
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== External Links ==
[http://www.cyrius.com/debian/bcm91250a/ Debian on the BCM91250A evaluation board]
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* [http://www.broadcom.com/products/Processors/Data-Center/BCM91250A Broadcom.com - BCM91250A]
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* [http://www.broadcom.com/collateral/pb/91250A-PB04-R.pdf Product Brief]
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* [http://www.broadcom.com/support/license.php?file=91250A-UM100-R.pdf User Manual]
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* [http://www.cyrius.com/debian/bcm91250a/ Debian on the BCM91250A evaluation board]

Latest revision as of 23:35, 5 December 2013

The Broadcom BCM91250, also known under its codename SWARM, is an evaluation board made by Broadcom for its SB-1 BCM1250 SOC.

Specifications

  • Dual-core 800 MHz SiByte-1 CPU
  • PC2100/PC2700 DDR RAM
  • 2x USB ports
  • 2x serial ports
  • 2x Gigabit ethernet ports
  • 2x 3.3V 32-bit 66 MHz PCI
  • 2x 3.3V 64-bit 66 MHz PCI

Firmware

All SWARM systems use Common Firmware Environment; by default it's configured big endian.

Linux Support

The SWARM is supported in Linux 2.4, 2.6 and 3.x with 32-bit and 64-bit kernels.

External Links