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Last Post 05 Nov 2004 10:24 AM by  tesch1@gmail.com
uCLinux for the M5475EVB board available?
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keithm@transmeta.com
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04 Nov 2004 08:02 PM
    I'd like to run some form of Linux on the M5475EVB board, and thought
    I'd start with uCLinux. Does anyone know if this port has been done?
    The latest I see available is for a M5275EVB.

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    05 Nov 2004 06:15 AM
    I dont know if anyone will do a uCLinux port to this board.
    The processor is the first ColdFire part that has an MMU,
    so it is able to run full, normal Linux. There is a port under
    development, though I dont know the exact schedule for
    its initial release. I would guess sometime before the end
    of the year or early next.
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    05 Nov 2004 10:13 AM
    One issue I have is that my system won't have any disk drive of
    any sort. Therefore, it will be using a ramdisk filesystem and a small
    amount of ROM for non-volatile storage. I assume that the regular
    Linux 2.6 kernel plus a small number of apps can fit in 128MB of
    RAM (hopefully?)

    BTW, do you know who I'd contact to get details on the Linux port?
    tesch1@gmail.com
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    05 Nov 2004 10:24 AM
    I think 128 should be enough, but of course the answer is always "depends".

    We are planning on supplying a Linux BSP, but those plans aren't finalized.
    Freescale has/will have one as well. So, I guess, our sales guys, or your
    Freescale contact.
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