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Andy Neil
08/22/05 11:54
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#99849 - Comments
Responding to: Craig Steiner's previous message
The database lists "JTAG" but not what functions are available over this interface; eg, programming only? on-chip debug?...

I think there are also some chips with on-chip debug, but no JTAG.

There's an error in the Triscend TE5 and Zylogic ZE5 entries: it says no UART, but they all have one "hard" UART.

Devices like the *E5 are always problematic for such databases: it says no other IO busses, no PWM, 1 UART, etc - but you could actually implement all of these in the programmable logic!
Similarly, it says the devices have on-chip XRAM but no on-chip Code space. This is not true - they have on-chip RAM that can be used as XDATA and/or CODE as required!

I imagine the uPSDs would have similar issues...

List of 6 messages in thread
Device database with commentary        Craig Steiner      08/16/05 14:54      
   Something went wrong somewhere      Donald Catto      08/18/05 09:50      
      Example      Vignesh Prasad      08/21/05 12:20      
         and the error stems from...      Jan Waclawek      08/21/05 12:31      
   Comments      Andy Neil      08/22/05 11:54      
   Better than EDN!      Andy Neil      09/17/05 14:47      

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