smallest piece of hardware that runs *BSD?
ticso at cicely12.cicely.de
Sun Oct 12 04:50:00 PDT 2003
On Sun, Oct 12, 2003 at 01:19:44PM +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Bernd Walter <ticso at cicely12.cicely.de> writes:
> > On Sat, Oct 11, 2003 at 03:06:18PM +1000, John Birrell wrote:
> > > Here's one the size of a credit card: <http://www.compulab.co.il/586core.htm>.
> > > It's a lot bigger than a 'bump in a cable', but it runs FreeBSD.
> > Leaves the question how much of the data on that page is correct.
> > The elan chip is 486 class as we all know from soekris systems.
> From www.amd.com:
> The Élan[tm] SC520 microcontroller combines a 32-bit, low-voltage
> Am5x86 CPU with a complete set of integrated peripherals suitable
> for both real-time and PC/AT-compatible embedded applications. The
> device also features a 32-bit PCI bus, a high-performance, 32-bit
> SDRAM interface and a full-featured, high-performance in-circuit
> emulation capability, known as the AMDebug[tm] technology.
Am5x86 != 586 class.
This is what FreeBSD thinks about the SC520:
CPU: AMD Enhanced Am486DX4/Am5x86 Write-Back (486-class CPU)
Origin = "AuthenticAMD" Id = 0x494 Stepping = 4
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