Subject: Re: Avocent SwitchView IP
To: None <>
From: Robert Swindells <>
List: port-arm
Date: 02/16/2005 23:25:36
Chris Tribo wrote:
>Curiosity got the best of me. I'm only looking at the top of the board, 
>there may be more underneath.


>- Xilinx XC2S200 Spartan-II 2.5V field programmable gate array. I'm 
>guessing this chip does image compression and/or encryption so that the 
>CPU doesn't have to.

Another guess would be that this contains a PCI host bridge and StrongARM
bus master interface. Intrinsyc (was NMI) have one of these.

The NIC is a PCI part, you can't just interface it to the CPU directly.

The PS/2 ports are probably from the FPGA as well.

Robert Swindells