On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 14:22 +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Apr 2006, Declan Moriarty wrote:
>> > It seems I need a 64 bit PC or a sparc or money to get Solaris
> > running..... and I don't have any of them. Bah!
>> Solaris 10 runs fine on 32bit PCs. You don't need a 64bit PC.
>> Unless you mean the application is 64bit?
>I've had some look at it. It's the package for fpga design, and is split
into a pile of minor utilities. I have a source code install on the
rather lean 'n' mean LFS I keep here and it runs on that, hogging 100%
of the pc when it does anything. But it is barfing on stupid errors. The
tutorials have a 'make' in them and these fail late in the day for want
of libstdc++.so.6 :-/. That's symptomatic of something losing the head
altogether. Needless to say, libstdc++.so.6 is present & correct and
ldconfig is run in all dangers temptations and afflictions.
You get: VHDL syntax checker; compiler; simulator; pattern generator;
place&route. Each of these is split into 4 or 5 functions and there is
an overall package installer. This VHDL (Very high speed Hardware
Description Language)seems to be fairly easy ONCE you get the hang of
it. If you can design hardware, it seems a good place to go. But I was
wanting to dip a toe first.
The only down loadable solaris 10 I can find is 64 bit or sparc based.
It somehow had never occurred to me to BUY Solaris.
BTW sedsm is some other backend tool for layering the crap you design
into the silicon you buy (Like the Xilinx blanks). More to learn.
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