Project Description


GbE Chassis Controller Blade

Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software

WHO European Network Equipment OEM
WHY Customer needed additional resource to support in-house engineering team to develop a 1GbE chassis controller blade
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Updates, verification and documentation to existing FPGA designs
  • Open-source Linux U-Boot and hardware driver design, development, testing and documentation
  • Software integration into customer’s codebase
  • Freescale MPC8247 with DDR2, NOR/NAND FLASH
  • Marvell 98DX4122 and 88E6061 Ethernet switches
  • Marvell 88E1340 and 88E3018 PHYs
  • Altera FPGAs, Fairchild USB PHY
  • Serial 1Gbps on FR4 substrate
  • Mentor dxDesigner schematic capture and Expedition PCB layout
  • Altera Quartus II 
  • Embedded open-source Linux
PROCESS Customer’s Full Development Process using customer’s toolchains
WHEN 2008-2009


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