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Re: AT91SAM9263-EK or similar

On Tue, 2010-12-07 at 14:05 +0100, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> Quoting "Mario Trangoni" <mjtrangoni@gmail.com>:
> > I want to ask to the list members if someone has worked yet with an Atmel
> > AT91's project. I have to choose one OS to make a card terminal module.
> > It has one LCD display, one touchscreen keyboard, RFID module, 2 USB port
> > connected (one device and one host) and one serial connection to send the
> > information.
> > The Idea is at the beginning just choosing one open source operative system,
> > and after that to work with Hardware's drivers, etc.
> >
> > I'd like to get in contact with people who are currently working with a
> > similar system
> Hola Mario:
> we are working on a device with an AT91. It features a
> non-standard LC display, custom keys, USB etc.
> As operating system we use standard Debian Squeeze - even
> if it is not yet released. We tried also Emdebian, but
> saving disk space is not currently not an issue for us,
> so we changed to mainstream Debian.
> We use the armel cross compilers from the Emdebian project,
> which save you the work of creating the toolchain. Nice!
> The kernel is 2.6.35, from which we build a Debian kernel
> package for our device.
> Main questions to consider for you:
>   - How much RAM do you have?
>   - How much flash or disk space?
> Salu2, Martín


I have a AT91SAM9G20 board with 64MB RAM and 256MB Flash.
Is this enough space for Debian?
Also would like to have Python. No graphics need as this chip does not
support it.

Is there link to a site that shows what steps you took to get Debian on
an AT91?


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