needhelp to install linux 2.6 on ppc405 of a virtex II pro

John Linn linnj at
Thu Oct 30 03:08:59 EST 2008

We don't directly support the V2Pro, but we do support the Virtex 4
which also uses the ppc405 in the Xilinx GIT Tree.


You should make sure that you use arch/powerpc rather than arch/ppc
which many older web sites have tutorials about. Arch/ppc is not longer

You can find more information about this at

This information assumes you already know Xilinx products and is not a
tutorial on all Xilinx products.  It also assumes you know Linux so it
is really the Xilinx unique aspects of the kernel/BSP.

We've now created a forum for Embedded Linux at Xilinx at the following


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> Subject: needhelp to install linux 2.6 on ppc405 of a virtex II pro
> Hi
> I want to install linux 2.6 on a ppc405 of a virtex II pro, and then
> it with rtai or xenomai. Is there some tutorial explaining the
> procedure (where to find sources, drivers etc).
> I have found this link:
> but it concerns linux 2.4;
> Can anyone help me to find useful links or documents to install the
> kernel whith a real time extension?
> Thanks
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