Saturn Spartan 6 FPGA Module

Creating Xilinx EDK test project for Saturn – Your first Microblaze processor based embedded design

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Introduction The most exciting thing about FPGAs is their ability to process problems in parallel manner. This gives FPGAs clear advantage over microprocessors. But when it comes to implementing sequ[...]

Configuring FT2232H USB Serial converter on Saturn Spartan 6 Module

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Saturn Spartan 6 FPGA module has an onboard FT2232H USB to serial device for easy communication with the host. FT2232H has two channels and are usually called Channel A and Channel B. These channels a[...]

Programming Saturn Spartan 6 FPGA module using iMPACT via Xilinx Virtual Cable

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Xilinx Virtual Cable and FT2232 Xilinx Virtual cable (XVC) is a TCP/IP based protocol which emulates JTAG protocol and acts like a JTAG cable over network. Xilinx Virtual Cable provides a way to acces[...]

Saturn, Microblaze and Linux – How to Run Linux on Saturn Spartan 6 FPGA Module – Part IV

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Part I Part II Part III Part IV In previous articles in this series, we saw how to create a Microblaze based embedded platform for Saturn Spartan 6 FPGA module, how to build Linux kernel and bo[...]

Saturn, Microblaze and Linux – How to Run Linux on Saturn Spartan 6 FPGA Module – Part III

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Part I Part II Part III Part IV In Part I and II of this article series, we saw how to create a Microblaze based embedded platform for Saturn Spartan 6 Module and build Linux kernel for it. In [...]

Saturn, Microblaze and Linux – How to Run Linux on Saturn Spartan 6 FPGA Module – Part II

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Part I Part II Part III Part IV In Part I, we saw how to generate a microblaze based minimal embedded hardware platform for Saturn Spartan 6 FPGA module. Now we recommend that you create a SDK [...]

Saturn, Microblaze and Linux – How to Run Linux on Saturn Spartan 6 FPGA Module – Part I

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Part I Part II Part III Part IV Introduction Though a low cost FPGA board, Saturn Spartan 6 FPGA Module is perfectly capable of running Linux with Xilinx’s popular Microblaze 32 bit soft processor[...]