Subject: Re: Avocent SwitchView IP
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Robert Swindells <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.