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Embedded board simulator supports uClinux on ColdFire, DSP

Mar 19, 2007 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 2 views

An open source project maintaining an embedded board simulator has achieved a noteworthy release. SkyEye 1.2.2 adds support for a Freescale ColdFire microcontroller and for an Analog Devices Blackfin DSP (digital signal processor), along with improved support for an ARM-based family of Samsung boards.

The SkyEye project achieved its first stable release last September, initially supporting Linux and uClinux on 11 different ARM-based board families. The new 1.2.2 release adds support for:

Additional minor improvements in SkyEye 1.2.2 reportedly include:

  • Improved support for Samsung 44b0x simulation
  • DBCT (dynamic binary code translation) is enabled on gcc-3.x
  • Some remote debug bugs fixed

A complete changelog can be found here.


SkyEye 1.2.2 is available now for download. It supports Linux, Windows, and BeOS development hosts, and has been tested on SUSE 10.2.

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