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16: NetBSD/evbarm is the port of NetBSD to various evaluation and prototyping
17: boards based on CPUs implementing the ARM architecture. NetBSD/evbarm also
18: supports some specific embedded system products based on prototype board
21: Matt Thomas is the maintainer of NetBSD/evbarm.
23: ### CPU types
25: The evbarm port can be built with a variety of CPU options. There are
26: three main variables: the instruction set, the endianness, and whether
27: there is hardware floating point. By default the CPU type is "earm",
28: and this implies little endian (el when explicitly stated), and soft
29: (emulated) floating point. Another example, suitable for Raspberry PI
30: 2, is earmv7hf, which is the v7 instruction set, little endian,
31: and hardware floating point.
33: Typically, various boards are best compiled with a CPU type that
34: matches the board's CPU and floating point support, but generally a
35: lower CPU instruction set version is workable on a newer board. See
36: build.sh and look for aliases for the evbarm port.
38: Some processors can operate as arm or the 64-bit ARM variant, aarch64, which is supported by
41: ### Kernels and userland
43: The evbarm userland can be used on any system that can run code of the
44: CPU type used for the build. Typically, a particular board requires a
45: kernel for that board.
47: ### anita and qemu
49: anita can be used to test builds. (In addition to anita, install qemu and dtb-arm-vexpress from pkgsrc.) The release subdirectory should follow the naming convention on the autobuild cluster, used below.
51: - evbarm-earmv7hf uses "qemu -M vexpress-a15"
52: - evbarm-aarch64 uses "qemu -M virt"
53: - Information on how to test emulated versions of other specific hardware is welcome.
55: ### Board specific information
56: - [[Allwinner sunxi family SoCs|Allwinner]]
57: - [[BeagleBone and BeagleBone Black|BeagleBone]]
58: - [[NVIDIA Tegra|Tegra]]
59: - [[ODROID C1 and C1+|ODROID-C1]]
60: - [[Raspberry Pi 1, 2 and 3|Raspberry Pi]]
66: **NOTE**: This list is incomplete. For a full list of configurations, please see the [evbarm kernel configs](http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/sys/arch/evbarm/conf/) directory in CVS.
68: [[!toc startlevel=3]]
70: ### ADI Engineering **BRH** ("Big Red Head")
72: The BRH is an evaluation and development platform for the Intel **i80200**
73: XScale processor. The BRH is based on ADI's **BECC** ("Big Endian Companion
74: Chip"). The BRH is capable of both big- and little-endian operation, although
75: NetBSD currently only supports little-endian operation.
77: Support for the BRH was written by Jason Thorpe, and contributed by Wasabi
78: Systems, Inc.
80: * On-board NS16550-compatible serial ports (_com_)
81: * On-board Intel i82559 Ethernet on the PCI bus (_fxp_)
82: * On-chip timer on the BECC (used as system clock)
83: * Other devices inserted into the PCI slot
85: The BRH comes with 128M of SDRAM. Systems with BECC revision 7 or less are
86: limited to 64M due to the layout of the PCI DMA windows. Users of these
87: systems should obtain an FPGA upgrade from ADI to revision 8 or later of the
90: ### Allwinner Technology
91: Various boards based on [[Allwinner]] SoCs are supported, including the BananaPi, Cubieboard 2, Cubietruck, Cubieboard 4, and Merrii Hummingbird A31.
93: ### Arcom **Viper**
95: The Arcom Viper is a single board computer based on the PXA255 XScale
98: Support for the Arcom Viper was written by Antti Kantee.
100: * On-chip timers (_saost_ used as system clock)
101: * On-chip serial ports (_com_)
102: * On-board SMC91C111 ethernet (_sm_)
104: ### ARM, Ltd. **Integrator**
106: The Integrator/AP is an ATX form-factor board that is used for development of
107: ARM processor-based designs. It supports up to four processors on plug-in core
108: modules, and provides clocks, a bus interface, and interrupt support. The
109: Integrator/AP also supports logic modules which provide additional
110: peripherals, and can accommodate up to three PCI expansion cards. The
111: Integrator/AP can also be inserted into a CompactPCI backplane.
113: Support for the Integrator was written by Richard Earnshaw, and contributed by
114: ARM, Ltd.
116: * PrimeCell PL010 UARTs in the System Controller FPGA (_plcom_)
117: * PrimeCell PL030 Real-time Clock in the System Controller FPGA (_plrtc_)
118: * PrimeCell PL181 MultiMedia Card Interface
119: * Other devices inserted into the PCI expansion slots
121: ### Atmark Techno **Armadillo-9**
123: The Armadillo-9 is a single board computer based on the EP9315 processor.
125: Support for the Armadillo-9 was written by Katsuomi Hamajima.
127: * On-CPU RS232 UARTs (2) (_epcom_)
128: * On-CPU 10/100 Ethernet MAC (_epe_)
129: * system clock from on-CPU timers (_epclk_)
130: * CompactFlash socket (_eppcic_)
131: * USB 1.1 ports (_ohci_)
133: ### BeagleBoard.org **BeagleBoard** and **BeagleBoard-xM**
134: The [[BeagleBoard]] is a low-power open-source hardware single-board computer from BeagleBoard.org.
136: ### BeagleBoard.org **BeagleBone** and **BeagleBone Black**
137: The [[BeagleBone]] is a low-cost credit-card-sized computer from BeagleBoard.org.
139: ### Gumstix, Inc. **gumstix**
141: The [gumstix](http://www.gumstix.com/) is a small form-factor motherboard
142: based on the PXA255 and PXA270 XScale processor. Supports only PXA255 now.
144: Support for the gumstix was written by KIYOHARA Takashi.
146: * basix
147: * cfstix
148: * etherstix
149: * netCF
150: * netDUO
151: * netDUO-mmc
152: * netMMC
154: When booting, it is necessary to set these with u-boot dynamically.
156: <pre> > go 0xa0200000 busheader=basix</pre>
158: * audiostix
159: * console-st (waysmall - STUART)
160: * console-hw (waysmall)
161: * GPSstix (GPS not test)
162: * tweener
164: ### Hardkernel ODROID-C1 and ODROID-C1+
166: The [[ODROID-C1]] is a quad core Cortex-A5 small form-factor board from Hardkernel co., Ltd.
168: ### Intel **DBPXA250** ("Lubbock")
170: DBPXA250 (a.k.a. Lubbock) is an evaluation and development platform for the
171: Intel **PXA250** XScale Core application processor. More information about the **DBPXA250** can be found at [Intel website](http://www.intel.com/design/pca/applicationsprocessors/swsup/index.htm).
173: Support for the **DBPXA250** was written by Hiroyuki Bessho, and contributed
174: by Genetec Corp.
176: * On-chip timers (_saost_ used as system clock)
177: * On-chip 2 serial port (_com_)
178: * On-board SMC91C96 ethernet (_sm_)
179: * On-board SA-1111 StrongArm companion chip (_sacc_)
180: * PS/2 keyboard (_pckbd_)
181: * 640x480 LCD (_lcd_)
182: * PCMCIA and CF card slots
184: ### Intel **IQ31244**
186: The IQ31244 is a development platform for the Intel **IOP321** I/O Processor
187: chipset and the Intel **i31244** SATA controller.
189: Initial support for the IQ31244 was written by Jason Thorpe, and contributed
190: by Wasabi Systems, Inc.
192: * Quad on-board Intel i31244 SATA controllers on the PCI-X bus (_artsata_)
193: * On-board Intel i82546EB Gigabit Ethernet on the PCI-X bus (_wm_)
194: * On-board NS16550-compatible serial port (_com_)
195: * On-chip timers (TMR0 used as system clock)
196: * On-chip Application Accelerator Unit (_iopaau_)
197: * On-chip watchdog timer (_iopwdog_)
198: * On-board compact flash reader (_wdc_)
199: * Other devices inserted into the PCI-X expansion slot
201: ### Intel **IQ80310**
203: The IQ80310 is the reference platform for the Intel **IOP310** I/O Processor
204: chipset, which is comprised of the i80200 XScale processor and the i80312 I/O
205: Companion chip.
207: Support for the IQ80310 was written by Jason Thorpe and Allen Briggs, and
208: contributed by Wasabi Systems, Inc.
210: * On-board Intel i82559 Ethernet on the PCI bus (_fxp_)
211: * On-board timer in the CPLD (used as system clock)
212: * On-board NS16550-compatible serial ports (_com_)
213: * Other devices inserted into the PCI expansion slots
215: ### Intel **IQ80321**
217: The IQ80321 is the reference platform for the Intel **IOP321** I/O Processor
218: (i80321 XScale processor).
220: Support for the IQ80321 was written by Jason Thorpe, and contributed by Wasabi
221: Systems, Inc.
223: * On-board Intel i82544EI Gigabit Ethernet on the PCI-X bus (_wm_)
224: * On-board NS16550-compatible serial port (_com_)
225: * On-chip timers (TMR0 used as system clock)
226: * On-chip Application Accelerator Unit (_iopaau_)
227: * On-chip watchdog timer (_iopwdog_)
228: * Other devices inserted into the PCI-X expansion slots
230: ### Intel **IXM1200**
232: The IXM1200 is the reference platform for the Intel **IXP1200** Network
235: Support for the IXM1200 was written by Ichiro FUKUHARA and Naoto Shimazaki.
237: * On-board Intel i82559 Ethernet on the PCI bus (_fxp_)
238: * On-board Intel i21555 Non-Transparent PCI-PCI Bridge (_nppb_)
239: * On-chip timers (ixpclk0 used as system clock)
240: * On-chip serial port (_ixpcom_)
242: ### NOVATEC **NTNP425B** ("ZAO425")
244: NTNP425B is an evaluation and development platform for the Intel **IXP425**
245: XScale Core NetworkProcessor. NTNP425B is based on the reference board of
246: Intel **IXDP425**. The **NTNP425B** is capable of only big-endian operation.
247: Since the library for micro-engine(NPE) offered from Intel Corp. is big-
248: endian. More information about the **NTNP425B** can be found on [product
249: catalogue of **NTNP425B**(2.5MB,PDF
252: Support for the NTNP425B was written by Ichiro FUKUHARA.
254: * On-chip timers (_ixpclk0_ used as system clock)
255: * On-chip 2 serial port (_ixpcom0_ and _ixpcom1_)
256: * Other devices inserted into the PCI/mPCI slot
257: * On-chip watchdog timer (_ixpwdog_)
259: ### NVIDIA Tegra K1
260: Support for NVIDIA [[Tegra]] K1 SoCs is present in NetBSD-current and
261: 8.0_BETA. The Jetson TK1 board is currently supported.
263: ### Raspberry Pi Foundation **Raspberry Pi**/**Raspberry Pi 2**/**Raspberry Pi 3**
264: The [[Raspberry Pi]] is a low-cost credit-card-sized computer from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. The Raspberry Pi, Pi 2, and Pi 3 are supported.
266: ### Samsung **SMDK2410**
268: The SMDK2410 is the reference platform for the Samsung **S3C2410** processor,
269: which has an ARM920T core.
271: More information on the S3C2410 can be found at [Samsung Electronics web page]
275: Support for the SMDK2410 was written by Hiroyuki Bessho, and contributed by
276: Genetec Corp.
278: * On-chip serial ports (_sscom_)
279: * On-chip USB host controller (_ohc_)
280: * On-chip timers (used as system clock)
281: * On-chip SPI (_ssspi_, used for other on-board devices)
282: * 240x320 TFT LCD (_lcd_)
283: * keyboard. (_sskbd_)
285: ### Samsung **SMDK2800**
287: The SMDK2800 is the reference platform for the **Samsung S3C2800** processor,
288: which has an ARM920T core.
290: S3C2800 has built-in PCI controller, and SMDK2800 has three PCI slots.
292: Support for the SMDK2800 was written by Hiroyuki Bessho, and contributed by
293: Fujitsu Component Ltd., and Genetec Corp.
295: * On-chip serial ports (_sscom_)
296: * On-chip Host-PCI bridge (_sspci_)
297: * On-chip timers (used as system clock)
298: * Other devices inserted into the PCI slots
300: ### Team ASA, Inc. **Npwr**
302: The Npwr is an IOP310-based design targeted at the network-attached storage
303: space. The Npwr comes in several configurations (single or dual Gigabit
304: Ethernet, single or dual Ultra160 SCSI), and can be purchased as a bare board
305: or as a small server appliance. More information on the Npwr can be found at
306: the [Team ASA web page](http://www.teamasa.com/).
308: Support for the Npwr was written by Jason Thorpe and Allen Briggs, and
309: contributed by Wasabi Systems, Inc.
311: * On-board Intel i82544 Gigabit Ethernet on the PCI bus (_wm_)
312: * On-board LSI Logic 53c1010 Ultra160 SCSI on the PCI bus (_siop_)
313: * On-board timer in the CPLD (used as system clock)
314: * On-board NS16550-compatible serial port (_com_)
316: ### Technologic Systems **TS-7200**
318: The TS-7200 is a low-cost mass-produced PC/104 embedded single board computer
319: intended as a general purpose core for real embedded applications. The TS-7200
320: uses the Cirrus Logic EP9302 ARM9 system-on-chip and comes with a PC/104 (isa)
321: bus and can either boot to CompactFlash or onboard flash. The board also has
322: general purpose digital IO and optional multichannel analog-to-digital
323: converters. More information on the TS-7200 can be found at [Technologic
326: Support for the TS-7200 was written by Jesse Off
328: * On-CPU RS232 UARTs (2) (_epcom_)
329: * On-CPU 10/100 Ethernet MAC (_epe_)
330: * CompactFlash socket (_wdc_)
331: * USB 1.1 ports (2) (_ohci_)
332: * Watchdog timer on CPLD (_tspld_)
333: * TMP124 high precision temperature sensor via sysctl
334: * 64Hz system clock from on-CPU timers (_epclk_)
335: * HD44780 2x24 text mode LCD (_tslcd_)
336: * 4x4 16 button matrix keypad (_wskbd_)
337: * TS-5620 battery backed RTC daughter-card (_tsrtc_)
338: * 1,2,4 port serial TS-SER daughter cards (_com_)
339: * Up to 4 10Mb TS-ETH10 daughter cards (_tscs_)
340: * Other devices inserted into the PC/104 (_isa_) expansion slot
344: * The [NetBSD Diskless HOWTO](http://www.netbsd.org/docs/network/netboot/)
345: * [ Porting NetBSD/evbarm to the Arcom Viper](http://www.cs.hut.fi/~pooka/pubs/EuroBSDCon2005/viper.pdf), presented at EuroBSDCon 2005.
348: [[!tag tier1port]]
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