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== General Description ==
 
== General Description ==
The ''Broadcom BCM91250'', also known under it's codename ''Swarm'' is an evaluation board made by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadcom Broadcom] for it's [[SB1|SB-1]] [[BCM1250]] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System-on-a-chip SOC].  It features 2 32-bit [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI PCI], 2 64-bit [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI PCI] slot, 1 Hypertransport slot, 2 1000baseT [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethernet ethernet] connections, 2 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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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The ''Broadcom BCM91250'', also known under its codename ''Swarm'', is an evaluation board made by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadcom Broadcom] for its [[SB1|SB-1]] [[BCM1250]] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System-on-a-chip SOC].  It features 2 32-bit [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI PCI], 2 64-bit [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI PCI] slot, 1 Hypertransport slot, 2 1000baseT [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethernet ethernet] connections, 2 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB USB] ports, 2 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RS232 RS-232] ports and more and is fully supported by Linux.
  
 
== Firmware ==
 
== Firmware ==

Revision as of 01:09, 6 February 2006

General Description

The Broadcom BCM91250, also known under its codename Swarm, is an evaluation board made by Broadcom for its SB-1 BCM1250 SOC. It features 2 32-bit PCI, 2 64-bit PCI slot, 1 Hypertransport slot, 2 1000baseT ethernet connections, 2 USB ports, 2 RS-232 ports and more and is fully supported by Linux.

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 and 2.6 with 32-bit and 64-bit kernels.

Debian on the BCM91250A evaluation board