HW platform

Alexander Larsson alex at cendio.se
Sat Jun 17 06:20:21 EDT 2000

On Sat, 17 Jun 2000, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:

> Hi all
> We are planning the next generation of our product and I want
> to use Linux for the control board(this is an embedded system)
> and I wondering what HW platform to use. We need a file
> system(on flash) and IP/OSPF mainly from Linux.
> Ther will be alot of (internal) communication with the other boards(25 of
> them)
> We have earlier used m68360 and therefore I am thinking a
> PowerPC 860 CPU would serve us well in that respect.
> I need something that does take a lot of effort to get Linux running on.
> It would be great if there we could buy CPU design that is Linux prepared.

 I suppose you mean doesn't take a lot of effort...
> Any ideas ? I open for all suggestions

The PPC 860 series is well supported by Linux. Several of our customers
use it and are satisfied. 

/ Alex

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