FPGA drivers

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Fri Aug 3 01:06:44 UTC 2012

On 3/08/12 7:12 AM, Jay Hirata wrote:
> I've got a few questions about where drivers for FPGA systems should go.
> In particular, I was thinking about adding support for Microblaze and
> adding more support for the virtex5/ppc440. Both processors (including
> the new zynq ARM processor) use a set of shareable hardware. These
> hardware peripherals have a software driver that can be shared between
> the different processors.
> Should these drivers be placed in libchip/ or a new bsp built for xilinx
> (which would include ppc, microblaze, zynq)?

Adding support to libchip is the best solution and then have each BSP 
use the device.


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