Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 11462 from 2003/5/22
>> I guess he had the e500mc-based P4 in mind in terms of PA6T replacement.
> the P4040 with its e500mc cores is what was originally referenced.
Thanks for confirmation.
> it is my assumption that Trevor had a specific cpu (PA6T) in mind and went
> looking for a design firm with experience with that cpu.
No need to assume when that's what Trevor has been telling all along. As said, Varisys were recommended to A-Eon by P.A.Semi according to Trevor.
> I don't think it was Paul's recommendation.
Yes, according to Trevor, the PA6T was what the OS4 developers wanted. Paul's recommendation was the addition of the xCORE stuff.