Subject: Re: Porting NetBSD to AVR32?
To: Roger Skjetlein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/2006 08:12:48
On Sep 19, 2006, at 2:44 AM, Roger Skjetlein wrote:
> As a big BSD fan I would like to see a port of NetBSD to AVR32. For
> this I have acquired two STK1000 development kits for giveaway:
> Info about the AVR32 microcontroller:
> AVR32 based 32-bit MCU/DSP
> Vectored multiplier co-processor, 32 KB on-chip SRAM, 16 KB
> instruction and 16 KB data caches, MMU, DMA controller. Peripherals
> include a 16-bit stereo audio DAC, 2048x2048 pixel TFT/STN LCD
> controllers, 480 Mbps USB 2.0 with on chip transceivers (PHY) and,
> two 10/100 Ethernet MACs. Serial interfaces include RS232, USART,
> I2S, AC97, TWI/I2C, SPI, PS/2 and several synchronous serial
> modules (SSC) supporting most serial communication protocols.
> Are there any takers? :)
Interesting. AVR32 looks be MIPS-li[tk]e. Do these have a real MMU
or the MPU?
The latter would be difficult to support with NetBSD. These would be
fun to play
with but alas, ENOTIME. :) That being said, it shouldn't be too hard
NetBSD to AVR32.