Automatic generation of DTS file for Zedboard/ZC702 (Zynq-7000)

Background Creating a DTS file is a crucial step in integrating a custom peripheral with the Linux kernel. Unfortunately, this subject is rather hazy at the present time, and it’s in particular difficult to obtain that initial DTS to boot the system up with for the first time. It’s important to take the DTS (and [...]

Altera’s IP compiler for PCI express, and how to survive it

This is the good news: Xillybus is now supporting Altera FPGAs having the hard IP transceiver for PCI Express (and other Gigabit interfaces). If you’re into PCI Express, and into a fairly recent project, odds are that your device is on the list. There is, of course, the possibility to handle the Avalon-ST interface by [...]