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Old 02 July 2017, 16:44   #157
ex68k
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Originally Posted by kolla View Post
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).
Then just get a RasPi, and leave this poor FPGA alone ;-)

ARm is nice for all the stupid work, like reading/writing sd-cards, usb sticks etc. Gives you nice Ethernet ...

But the FPGA should do the CPU emulation and all the special chips ...
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