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LinuxDevices: DragonBall i.MX1/i.MXL "Virtual Platform" Supports Embedded Linux

Nov 19, 2003, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Virtio Corp. is now shipping a software tool that emulates Motorola's i.MX1/i.MXL application development board. The 'virtual platform' can be used for developing applications, middleware, operating systems, and device drivers based on the Motorola i.MX1 and i.MXL 'Dragonball' processors, targeting smartphones and wireless handhelds, according to Virtio, and targets Linux as well as several other embedded OSes.

"The i.MX1 and i.MXL are the first members of Motorola's DragonBall i.MX family. They are based on an ARM920T CPU core along with a long list of integrated functions, including SDRAM control, LCD interface, video port, dual UARTs, dual SPI ports, USB device port, I2C bus, general purpose I/O, memory card interfaces, and more. The i.MX processors also provide extensive power management capabilities, according to Motorola..."

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