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== General Description ==
 
== General Description ==
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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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.
  
 
== 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 and 2.6 with 32-bit and 64-bit kernels.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
[http://www.cyrius.com/debian/bcm91250a/ Debian on the BCM91250A evaluation board]
 
[http://www.cyrius.com/debian/bcm91250a/ Debian on the BCM91250A evaluation board]

Revision as of 19:13, 17 June 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.

See also

Debian on the BCM91250A evaluation board