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Old 02 July 2017, 16:01   #152
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Originally Posted by Gorf View Post
That is exactly what I meant. You use the linux-kernel, that has already got drivers for this board and you try to make a much use of it as possible.
(a possible AROS-hosted would simply run onto of this kernel)

That way the 68K side is free of some tasks (eg driving usb-ports) and just lets the linux-slave do the nasty work.
The idea here is to let the ARM also emulate the 68k chip, since that is a problem already solved, it does not require any licensing etc. - plus it lets the user pick whatever 68k CPU configuration he/she wants/needs - better for compatibility. So, all legacy chipset stuff on the FPGA (with its own SDRAM - aka chipmem), CPU and all "modern" stuff on the ARM (with its own 1GB DDR3 - aka fastram).
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