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Re: [Slightly-OT] VR4110 core

To: Chris Boot <>
Subject: Re: [Slightly-OT] VR4110 core
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 09:59:51 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <>
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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?



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

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