Freescale Unveils 12 High-Performance ColdFire Microprocessors for Linux

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| Continuing to expand the range of price-performance options within its
| Controller Continuum, Freescale Semiconductor has introduced a ColdFire®
| microprocessor family designed to enable low-power, high-performance embedded
| systems running the Linux® operating system (OS).
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http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/e...ocessors-linux


Related:

Kernel Comparison for Linux (2.6.18) verses Windows (2003 R2)

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| Architectures: Linux Windows
| PC x86 Y Y
| PC AMD64 Y Y
| PC IA-64 Y Y
| Alpha Y N
| PPC Y N
| PPC64 Y N
| SPARC32 Y N
| SPARC64 Y N
| ARM Y N
| HP PA-RISC Y N
| Moto 680x0 Y N
| MIPS Y N
| MIPS (DEC) Y N
| PowerPC Y N
| IBM S/390 Y N
| Cell Y N
| others Y N
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http://widefox.pbwiki.com/Kernel%20C...20vs%20Windows


Freescale Unveils Versatile Multi-Core Processor for Telematics, Consumer
and Industrial Applications

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| Freescale plans to offer a broad range of support for the MPC5121e device,
| including the CodeWarrior Development Studio mobileGT processor edition and
| a Linux Board Support Package (BSP) optimized for the mobileGT
| architecture and the MPC5121e development platform.
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http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/-frees...21/2639878.htm
http://tinyurl.com/2j6v8x


MontaVista Software Supports Freescale's MPC8641D Dual Core Processor

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| In addition to the MPC8641D, MontaVista has provided Linux support
| packages (LSPs) for several other Freescale components containing
| Power Architecture technology ? more than a dozen in 2006...
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http://www.linuxelectrons.com/News/E...Core_Processor
http://tinyurl.com/f7q3c


Dual-core PPC AMC aims Linux at network-intensive apps

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| Kontron has introduced an AMC (advanced mezzanine card) module based
| on a 1.5GHz dual-core Freescale PowerPC processor, with support for
| Linux and VxWorks. The AM4100 AMC offers the "highest Ethernet
| bandwidth" within the constraints of "modular AdvancedTCA carriers
| or highly-integrated, redundant MicroTCA multi-processing systems,"
| the company claims.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS4947273435.html


MontaVista Provides Integrated Development Solution for Freescale
Communications and Pervasive Computing

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| The platform includes a Freescale board support package (BSP)
| pre-installed on the MPC8349E-mITXE platform, and provides
| out-of-box support for MontaVista Linux Professional Edition.
| Freescale and its customers look to MontaVista Linux, the
| industry's most widely deployed commercial embedded Linux
| operating system, to provide advanced real-time capabilities.
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http://home.businesswire.com/portal/...92&newsLang=en
http://tinyurl.com/35ngkv


Embedded Linux Innovator MontaVista Named Finalist in 2007 American Business
AwardsSM

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| Named Finalist as ?Most Innovative Company? for Pioneering Linux for
| Mobile Devices
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http://home.businesswire.com/portal/...52&newsLang=en