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    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 12097 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    Correction:

    >> I know AppliedMicro have been using and ARM bus for some time.

    > Really? As far as I know they've been using IBM's CoreConnect PLB
    > in their Power Architecture chips, not ARM's AMBA.

    Sorry, I was wrong. Actually, they've been using a combination of PLB and AMBA (AHB, APB) in their chips, with bridges in between.

    http://www.acaltechnology.com/_files/franchise/AppliedMicro/catalogues/Acal_BFi_AppliedMicro_Shortform_(LowRes).pdf
    http://www.acaltechnology.com/_files/franchise/AppliedMicro/datasheets/APM86290_PB_20110103_v1_05.pdf
    http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5326/CatalinaAPM86491.png

    According to the first one of those PDF files, the PPC460EX seems to have been Applied Micro's first chip to implement AMBA buses.
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