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LinuxDevices: Another Native-DSP Linux port--This One to ADI's Blackfin

Nov 10, 2003, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"We asked the question 'World's first native-DSP Linux port?' and an astute reader dropped us an email with news of another native-DSP Linux port--one to Analog Devices Inc.'s (ADI's) Blackfin DSP. Without splitting hairs on which one of the two native-DSP ports came first (it probably depends on how you define 'came first'), we thought we'd provide details on this additional native-DSP Linux option.

"News of the Blackfin port quietly appeared on the uclinux.org website one week ago, ahead of yesterday's announcement by Softier of 'MediaLinux' for TI's DM64x DSP. The port apparently originated with Lineo prior to its acquisition by Metrowerks, and has been continuing as a project at Metrowerks..."

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