What is the catch with IDMA on MPC860?

Graham Stoney greyham at research.canon.com.au
Thu Mar 23 13:34:32 EST 2000

Hi Noad,

Noah Misch writes:
> Would you mind telling me briefly what CPM, UART, DMA/IDMA, UPM, and SCC
> are, or pointing me to a document that explains them?  I see these terms
> used a lot, but I don't know what they stand for and have only a general
> idea of what they are.  I apologize for wasting your time with a worthless
> question.

Have a look at the Glossary in the HOWTO, at:

As always, I'd be very interested in any feedback and pointers to more
authoratative references.


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