On Wed, 2006-06-28 at 00:37 +0100, Robert Synnott wrote:
> Has anybody managed to get Xilinx ISE working on, say, Debian? Bit of
> a longshot, but I thought I'd ask
I had it working on LFS-5.0. It isn't a major issue (because that system
wasn't very kosher anyhow). LFS had in it's favour that it was lighter
than any of these distros, with all the bells & whistles running in the
background. If it ran there, it will run anywhere like debian. My box is
not spectacular (Athlon 2.6G, Via (Ugh) chipset, 40G, 512mb(now 1G),
radeon 7000 (The ones they give away free in breakfast cereal :). I'm
sure it likes more on the memory side.
It is in the long range plans to reinstall it here on a lightweight OS.
I also loaded the Alliance-5.0 toolkit. Nice, but the scripts ask for
Solaris. Hack them, and they run. It's much lighter, but has the look
'n' feel of pppd :-/. Well, mebbe that's a bit harsh, but you get the
These are a learning exercise for me. I have the hardware background,
but need the market.
With Best Regards,
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