Xilinx Virtex4 FX PPC

Josh Boyer jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Aug 21 22:57:56 EST 2007

On Tue, 21 Aug 2007 11:52:35 +0300
"Stelios Koroneos" <stelios at stelioscellar.com> wrote:

> > Question 1:
> > Do I need a special glibc for the Xilinx PPC 405????
> FYI we are at the last stage of implementing OpenEmbedded support for the
> Xilinx ml403 (and hopefully other Xilinx boards in the near future)


> It also handles the EDK header copying procedure "automagically" i.e you
> point to your EDK project dir and pulls the file(s) it needs for the kernel.
> We will be working to "automate" the generation of ACE files also, since OE
> generates a full image (kernel+fs) and not just the toolchain.
> Currently toolchain is gcc 4.1.1 with glibc 2.5 and/or uclibc 0.9.28.
> There is some work done by other OE developers to get eglibc going (omap
> works according to the latest info i have)
> OpenEmbedded supports a number of ppc targets currently walnut
> (405),sequoia(440e),efika(603e) just to mention a few
> I will be speaking at the Power.org dev conference about OE and power
> architecure so if anyone will be there and wishes to get some knowledge
> about OE in "advance" , feel  free to drop me a mail, as we will releasing a
> beta of our OE based distro soon.

I'm hoping to attend as well.  Should be interesting.


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