Genode FX running on PowerPC of Xilinx Virtex 5 FPGAs Sep 17, 2008

With the release 2008-09, Genode FX supports the PowerPC 440 as available in certain Xilinx Virtex 5 FPGAs.

The Virtex5 series marks the high end of FPGA products from Xilinx. The Virtex5 FPGA featured on the ML507 board provides a full PowerPC 440 core. With the release 2008-09, Genode FX supports the ML507 board. Applications developed for Genode FX can now be compiled for the Microblaze architecture and the PowerPC without source-code modifications. The ML507 demo project that comes with the official release operates the PowerPC at 300MHz and uses the DVI connector for video output at a resolution of 1024x768.

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