Re: more evil firmwares found
On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 09:53:42PM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Toolchains needed to build them from source are going to be more PITA than
> > dealing with soldering iron. Regardless of any licensing issues.
> That's an interesting claim. Doesn't match my experience, but then I'm not
> good with soldering irons. And I can write compilers. ;-)
OK, then. Better get to work on a replacement for the FPGA compiler
tools. Go to www.xilinx.com and www.altera.com and get all the public
information there. Good luck. When you're done with that you can work
on VHDL and Verilog compilers that can work with your FPGA compilers.
Fortunately some of that work is already done which should save
you a couple of years of effort.
FPGAs are not microprocessors but they are soft-loaded and it's quite
possible that some of the devices we are talking about contain those
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>