Hardware Requrements for Linux on 405GPr

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Fri Aug 15 06:26:33 EST 2003

Dear Steve,

in message <21518-79162 at sneakemail.com> you wrote:
> We are in the process of designing a PCI board that will have
> a 405GPr, some SDRAM and a Compact Flash. (Not to mention
> the functionality of our device.) Outside the 405GPr itself,
> are there any minimum device requirements for a Linux that
> can for example run some simple servers?

You need some boot device (flash?); you  need  some  RAM  (>=  16  MB

> For example, the matter of whether or not a RTC is required
> came up amongst the designers.

If you don't need a current time of day then no RTC is needed.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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