Timesys Corporation announced LinuxLink support for Virtex®-5 FXT FPGAs, the new system-integration platform from Xilinx with embedded PowerPC® 440 processor cores. With LinuxLink, subscribers will be provided with a ready to boot embedded Linux platform for Xilinx Virtex-5 FXT FPGAs. The Linux platform includes a 2.6.24 kernel, toolchain, full suite of integrated device drivers, and an initial root file system; assembled to run on the Virtex-5 FXT platform’s embedded PowerPC® 440 processor cores.
Subscribers will be able to easily customize their embedded Linux platform for a given FPGA design via access to a regularly updated suite of kernel patches, hundreds of pre-compiled packages and TimeStorm development tools.
More info: Timesys LinuxLink for Xilinx