Setup and Equipment needed for Linux on PowerPC

Kirk Lee mpc at
Wed Jan 17 02:19:06 EST 2001

>                   For  an  embedded  target  you'll  probably  want  a  developement  board
> that  is  already  supported  by  your  distribution's  kernel.  A  few  common  ones
> supported  are  Motorola  's  MBX860,  Embedded  Planet's  RPX,  BrightStar
> Engineering.  Check  the  particular  distribution  you  want  to  use  before  you
> buy.  Stay  Away  From  The  Motorola  Fads  Boards!

  We are looking for a evaluation board for
  MPC855 or MPC857.

  Could you tell me why staying away from
  Motorola Fads boards?
  Does Fads have any terrible defects??



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