Re: Is embedded Linux the right solution?

From: Ulf Samuelsson (
Date: 02/20/04

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    Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 20:22:26 +0100

    "Ben" <> skrev i meddelandet
    > Grant Taylor wrote:
    > > Probably not. IIRC this thing uses a 16 bit sparc; Linux is mostly
    > > successful on things with 32 bit cores and ideally an MMU.
    > Many thanks for confirming my suspicions! I spent some time researching
    > it and concluded that my main reason for considering embedded Linux
    > wasn't for any technical reason, but enjoy fiddling with Linux and
    > thought it would be good fun if it worked!
    > I now realise that would be an incredibly big *IF* on that hardware...
    > > Furthermore, your application doesn't seem to fit Linux (or BSD)
    > > strengths. You don't need any networking, a Unix-like process model
    > > or APIs, etc.

    The AT43USB370 comes complete with USB Mass Storage Drivers.
    If you want to play with Embedded Linux and USB Host, then the AT91RM9200
    ARM9 controller might be what you are looking for.
    Connects very nicely to my USB Flash Drive

    Best Regards,
    Ulf Samuelsson
    This is a personal view which may or may not be
    share by my Employer Atmel Nordic AB

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