[libre-riscv-dev] XDC video on open source & FPGAs
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at lkcl.net
Fri Nov 15 05:25:55 GMT 2019
On Friday, November 15, 2019, Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com>
> XDC 2019 | Everything Wrong With FPGAs - Ben Widawsky
> I really liked this talk! (though the presenter did mess up on his
> description of LUTs -- they're not clocked)
> Hopefully more people will work on building open-source FPGA toolchains as
> a result of the talk.
that would be good. bunnie huang explained that with the libre lattice
ecp5 toolchain he got 5x better utililisation than the proprietary tools.
of course, FPGA companies would make less money if everyone was buying
crowd-funded eco-conscious hardware: https://www.crowdsupply.com/eoma68
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