Lattice targets dev kit at PCI Express on Linux

Just a quick post to flag the march of Ubuntu.
Check out details of an Embedded Masterclass exploring multicore options, which takes place near Cambridge on the 6th May and in Reading on the 11th May. See www.embedded-masterclass.com
Lattice has released a PCI Express development kit for its ECP3 FPGA family, writes Electronics Weekly technology Editor Steve Bush.

Just a quick post to flag the march of Ubuntu.

“Canonical has released the first beta of Ubuntu Linux 10.04, code-named ‘Lucid Lynx’, which adds consumer-friendly features such as integrated social networking and a new look,” writes ZDNet.

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Check out details of an Embedded Masterclass exploring multicore options, which takes place near Cambridge on the 6th May and in Reading on the 11th May. See www.embedded-masterclass.com

This year’s half-day workshops also include ‘An Introduction to Embedded Linux’, ‘Understanding the Latest Advances in Debugging Technologies’, ‘A Guide to Writing Device Drivers’ and ‘Applying Time Triggered Software’.

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Lattice has released a PCI Express development kit for its ECP3 FPGA family, writes Electronics Weekly technology Editor Steve Bush.

The board enables both x1 and x4 endpoint evaluation and design, and includes a variety of demo executables – a basic demo for control plane applications, a throughput demo for high-bandwidth applications, a colour bar demo and an image transfer demo.

There is also a 60 day software tools license, x1/x4 endpoint IP core, and scatter-gather DMA IP core.

“Users typically can achieve working PCI Express hardware in thirty minutes, and a known good starting point for a design in less than two hours,” claimed the firm.

Both Windows and Linux versions are available.

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