Hardware Block Diagram
jackramone at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 5 20:03:13 CEST 2008
may be you're looking for something like this:
well it's quite simplified, but i just found that on the wiki..
On 6/5/08, Dale Schumacher <dale.schumacher at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've done several searches on the wiki and I can't seem to find any block
> diagram of the Freerunner hardware. Is there any such thing? It would sure
> help to clarify how all this stuff is connected.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Andy Green <andy at openmoko.com>
>> Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2008 09:29:36 +0100
>> Subject: Re: Yummy new CPU/GPU combo
>> We would rightly deserve to get our asses laughed at if we did that.
>> You're likely thinking about the actual SD Card interface is now via the
>> Glamo, which has an SD interface poking out of it. WIFI is hooked to
>> the CPU SDIO bus and we don't otherwise use these buses.
>> | If it's connected to the address/data bus, why is it so slow and why
>> | DMA be used to copy data to it?
>> DMA can be used, I seem to recall someone saying they did something with
>> it in Xglamo, but PIO isn't where the problems are coming from.
>> The Glamo offers normal async memory bus interface which we use, but it
>> has a bunch of timing constraints. (There is a synchronous burst bus
>> mode that we don't use because the CPU doesn't support it and adding a
>> CPLD in there to translate will eat power and doesn't make sense.)
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