Ocotea board?

Charlie Ashton cashton at amcc.com
Thu Oct 25 04:55:32 EST 2007

The AMCC 440GX processor is by no means obsolete. There are more
customers for this processor every month. There is a new, comprehensive
evaluation kit called "Taishan"
(http://www.amcc.com/Embedded/evalkits/440GX_PB_1_04.pdf), which AMCC
provides to customers and partners. "Ocotea" is a board that was
originally designed and used for processor validation purposes.


-----Original Message-----
From: linuxppc-embedded-bounces+cashton=amcc.com at ozlabs.org
[mailto:linuxppc-embedded-bounces+cashton=amcc.com at ozlabs.org] On Behalf
Of Jeff Mock
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 12:10 PM
To: linuxppc-dev at ozlabs.org; linuxppc-embedded at ozlabs.org
Subject: Re: Ocotea board?

Thanks for all of the replies, it's nice to hear that the 440GX isn't 
obsolete yet...   A relatively arbitrary decision, but I'm going to send

the Ocotea board to Josh.


Jeff Mock wrote:
> Is the Ocotea board (the original 440GX eval board) still interesting?

> I'm wrapping up a project using the 440GX, I started out hacking on 
> the Ocotea board to get started, but we moved off Ocotea long ago onto

> our own hardware.
> I'm cleaning up the lab now that the project is nearly finished and I 
> would like to give the board to someone that will put it to good use.
> I've sponged off this mailing list quite a lot, it's about time I give

> a little something back.
> The board has been hacked a little bit but still works fine.  I just 
> powered it up and it happily booted Linux via TFTP.  The boot ROM now 
> has u-boot, the original PIBs (or whatever) is long gone. All I ask is

> that you're self-sufficient and don't bug me too much about it...
> Can someone recommend a good home?  Otherwise it will wind up in 
> storeroom purgatory.
> jeff
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