X windows for Linux PPC embedded

g.ramakrishna at exgate.tek.com g.ramakrishna at exgate.tek.com
Thu Feb 27 16:27:23 EST 2003

>>>I would like to ask, if there is some project
>>>for porting X windows system to Embedded
>>>PPC Linux. I use board with MPC823E with
>>>VGA TFT display+touch screen, 32MB RWM,
>>>4MB FLASH, Ethernet, serial RS232,....
>>>I would like to use it as remote graphic terminal
>>>communicating via Ethernet by means of X protocol.
>>>Does somebody know how to make it work ?
>>There is nothing much to port.  Few months back I had cross-compiled TinyX
>>successfully for a MPC860 board on x86 platform.
>>Except the proprietary touch screen interface(we added this ourself),
>>everything else worked fine on the target framebuffer device.  But I
>>tried the complete X.
>>I hope this information is useful for you.
>> regards,
>>Ramakrishna, G
>Thank you for your information. We have 32M of DRAM, 16M of FLASH on board.
>Do you think it is sufficient for make tinyX working?
>                HANYS

It is more than enough.  We had 16M of DRAM and 16M of FLASH on the target.

Ramakrishna, G

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