[oe] What distro for ixp425
repvik at kynisk.com
Mon Nov 13 20:41:43 CET 2006
Nguyen Kien wrote:
> My group is developing a smart router with Intel IXP425 XScale and I use openembedded to building a small linux system for our product.
> In openembedded distro conf directory, there are many distros, which distro is best for me?
> I built debianslug for my nslu2 ( intel ixp4xx ) device, run ok. Is it the best choice, if i built debianslug for my product.
So far, the debianslug distro isn't the best choice for the ixp4xx,
since debianslug runs LE, and has ~30% lower network performance than
OpenSlug, which is BE.
> Thanks for your ideas!
It'd be nice if any patches needed to run on your board made it into the
nslu2-linux kernel repo (or even better, mainstream).
> Hardware configuration CPU 533 MHz IXP425 - XScale architecture, ARM core RAM 128 to 256 MB SDRAM operating at 133 MHz
>Primary storage 128 Mbit Parallel flash Secondary storage 512 MB
Optional NAND flash LAN interface 01 Ethernet 10/100 mbps
>WAN interface 04 Ethernet 10/100 mbps General purpose interface
01 USB USB v1.1 - may attaches additional storage
>Peripheral bus 01 PCI Mini PCI 33MHz Console interface 01 RS-232 115200 8N1
>Display 5x7 led + various leds 5x7 3 color led panel Peripheral
01 Microcontroller 8 bit AVR Miscellaneous ICE JTAG, 8bit DIP
switch, Battery backed RTC
Please use a mail client that wraps. The hardware configuration ends up
as one incredibly long line which is annoying to read.
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