"ACTIS Computer (www.actis-computer.com), a leading manufacturer
of VME boards and IP modules has released a PowerQUICC II-based
Single Board Computer that runs Embedded Linux and is targeted at
the communication and embedded control market."
"The VSBC-6862/LK uses on-board Flash memory and the
PowerQUICC's dual Fast 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports to boot Linux in
one of two ways. In the Flash mode, the board will uncompress and
copy the Linux kernel resident in Flash EPROM into local SDRAM. In
the DHCP/BootP mode, the board will automatically locate, download
and boot the Linux kernel over the network."
"The VSBC-6862/LK's Linux BSP is a standard PowerPC version of
the kernel and comes with drivers for the PowerQUICC's dual
Ethernet ports (eth0, eth1), and support for the board's 6 built-in
serial ports (ttyS0 to ttyS5). Also supported right off the box is
a RAM-disk and the NFS file system for a seamless integration with
other shared network resources such as remote disk drives. Users
can easily customize the startup script to include additional
features such as web and ftp server daemons, firewalls, and user
programs. The Linux BSP for the VSBC-6862/LK comes complete with
all the code and information needed to recompile and customize the
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