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Slow (industrial?) SD cards

January 27, 2021, 6:09 pm

I have a setup with a micro SD card which may be suffering signal integrity issues. One suggested remedy is to try it with a slower card. I had some success with a 2GB Class 2 card from the dark ... Read more »

Communist Chinese Military Companies

January 23, 2021, 7:06 pm

A new FPGA company in China has appeared on a list of Communist Chinese Mil itary Companies (CCMCs). One article I read says this does not mean they ar e on the US military end user list (MEU) or t... Read more »

RPC/RMI in heterogeneous environments

January 22, 2021, 1:38 am

I postpone automatic type conversion to the *servant*, rather than embedding it in the client-side stub. My reasoning is that this allows a wider window for the targeted node to change *after* th... Read more »

Ancient Yocto enforced by board manufacturer - "repo init" doesn'...

January 12, 2021, 8:06 pm

Hi, I need to build Linux for Congatec QMX8 SMARC SBC. The procedure is described here: https://wiki.congatec.com/display/IMX8DOC/conga-QMX8+Yocto+2.5 It requires Ubuntu 2016.04, so I have create... Read more »

Taking COVID Seriously

January 11, 2021, 2:41 pm

Wow, some outfits do take the disease seriously. I need to get some boards from my customer to modify and return to test which could all be done on t he same day since everyone involved is a few ... Read more »

Fixed Point Calculations

January 1, 2021, 10:18 am

I'm working with a custom designed hardware in fixed point arithmetic. I e xpect it won't be too difficult once I get my head wrapped around it, but I seem to be spinning my wheels getting starte... Read more »

TC358749 HDMI-CSI bridge supported in new kernels?

December 27, 2020, 2:23 pm

I have a few boards with Toshiba's TC358749 HDMI to CSI bridge. It is supported by a tc35874x.c driver, available e.g., here: https://github.com/54shady/qop_kernel/blob/master/drivers/media/i2c/tc35... Read more »

Soldering Thermal Pads

December 16, 2020, 11:03 pm

I'm helping with a board design of a few surface mount components with larg e thermal loads. The main problem is a part that has large pads. The guy is laying it out ignoring the suggestions of ... Read more »

Alternative terms for master and slave

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December 15, 2020, 9:32 am

It seems the terms *master* and *slave* are being phased out of the tech lexicon with help from Google. I know this is like herding cats, but I have a proposal for a terminology change. Just replace... Read more »

ARM GCC bug - No response?

December 12, 2020, 3:48 pm

Anybody ever posted bug reports on GCC as built+distributed by ARM? I posted what I thought was a decently written (and very real) bug report, but I have never received any response at all: https... Read more »

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OpenSource: netpp/DClib universal remote control library for embedded devic...

Hi community, I'd like to announce a first preliminary and free OpenSource release of our device control library (DClib) and its mainly used protocol (network property protocol). What is this? Let me... Read more »


CPU Virtualization / CPU state

Hi, I was wondering if someone can explain to me what CPU virtualization means from the perspective of inside of a CPU. I mean, If I have a single core ho w I virtualized it? What parts and func... Read more »


a hobby class on microcontrollers

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I need to think about a class that will include both young and old, all of whom have very little experience but at least the hope of trying to enjoy such a class on microcontrollers without knowing a... Read more »


Zynq devices, boards and suppliers

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I'd like to pick people's brains about aspects of different *suppliers* of Zynq boards. Avnet and Digilent are front-runners, but any info/opinions about other suppliers would be helpful too. ... Read more »


On Home Projects as a Reentry into the Job Market

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I do not -- thank God -- have to reenter the job market. But I've seen a lot of posts recently that start something like: I haven't worked in engineering since 20xx, and I'm (starting)/ (look... Read more »


ARM SBC in arduino form factor?

For a couple of one of a kind projects, I would like to use an ARM controller in a board that could accept (at least some of the) Arduino shields. So far I found the Xduino (status dubious) and the C... Read more »


[ANN] AVRcam v1.1 real-time image processing engine

The AVRcam version 1.1 is a small, low-cost image-processing engine intended to bring a truly affordable and extensible vision platform to a multitude of developers. The AVRcam provides the followin... Read more »


[ANN] LOOPGEN-Fast hardware looping VHDL IPs

The LOOPGEN IP collection provides fast hardware architectures for implementing nested loop structures. The collection comprises of three different architectures (variants), namely: - HWLU, a mix... Read more »


Analyzer of Quality Electrical Energy, with RTOS ( ARM , Driver ADC, lwip ,...

Analyzer of Quality Electrical Energy This desing and develop is constructed whit RTOS (eCos), consists of a ADC of 16NBits with two channels one to capture Current and another one of Voltege, capt... Read more »


[ANN] XMODZ-Fast modulo reduction VHDL IPs

The XMODZ IP collection provides fast hardware implementations for the modulo computation on integers. The collection comprises of two distinct IP modules, modk for modulo by a fixed integer consta... Read more »