Subject: Re: Looking for A/D & digital I/O interface for NetBSD system
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From: thilo <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/11/2005 20:44:05
Ken Hornstein wrote:

>>The 7200 seems to be very short on RAM, though -- can one really run a 
>>NetBSD system with only 32MB and no swap?
>My Soekris 4501 has 64 MB, and if it wasn't running bind and dhcp, I
>think it would have a huge amount of memory free.  Of course, 32 MB is
>only half of that, in my experience if you strip out all of the device
>drivers those embedded systems don't have, you get a fairly lean kernel.
>But I'm planning on having a CF card that has a swap partition.
Sure 16DRAM/8FLASH -- rootfs in flash   (it gets a bit tight if you run 
gcc :-( )
     btw. nfs root & nfs swap also would help ( maybe via an 802.11g ??? 
- works fine!)

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NetBSD 3.99.11 (ARNOLD) #99: Fri Nov 11 14:29:23 EST 2005
total memory = 16384 KB
avail memory = 11904 KB
mainbus0 (root)
cpu0 at mainbus0: SA-1100 step E (SA-1 core)
cpu0: DC disabled IC disabled WB disabled EABT
cpu0: 16KB/32B 32-way Instruction cache
cpu0: 8KB/32B 32-way write-back Data cache
saip0 at mainbus0
SAIPIC: ->c2327000
SAGPIO: ->c2328000
saost0 at saip0 addr 0x90000000-0x9000001f
saost0: SA-11x0 OS Timer
sacom0 at saip0 addr 0xd000d000-0xd000d023 intr 17
sacom0: unknown SA11x0 UART (d000d000)
sacom0: console
arnoldbus0 at saip0Arnold attach
EGPIO ->c232d000
arnoldpcic0 at arnoldbus0MEC REG:c232e000
pcmcia0 at arnoldpcic0
arnoldlcd0 at arnoldbus0
DMA_BASE= c0330000 : DMA_CUR = c0330040
LCCR0   = 00000005 : LCCR1   = 28640a70
LCCR2   = 000000ef : LCCR3   = 0000001a
arnoldlcd0: iPAQ internal LCD controller
hpcfb0 at arnoldlcd0
wsdisplay0 at hpcfb0
mcp0 at saip0
wsmouse0 at mcp0 mux 0
clock: hz=100 stathz = 64
md0: internal 8191 KB image area
arnoldpcic0: card present
sm0 at pcmcia0 function 0: <OsitechoTrumpmard:Four of Diamonds Ethernet, 
004, A14D0200317B>
sm0: SMC91C94/91C96, revision 1, buffer size: 4608
sm0: MAC address 00:c0:e3:00:31:7b, default media UTP
root on md0a dumps on md0b
root file system type: ffs
nfs server not responding
nfs server is alive again
hpcfb: 640x480 pixels, 256 colors, 80x30 chars
wsdisplay0: screen 0 added (std, vt100 emulation)