[libre-riscv-dev] two additional Libre-RISC-V SoC related NLNet funding proposals

Tobias Platen hacks2019 at platen-software.de
Thu Sep 19 18:26:27 BST 2019

On 19.09.19 12:11, Jacob Lifshay wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 19, 2019, 02:58 Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>
> wrote:
>> https://libre-riscv.org/nlnet_2019_coriolis2/
>> this one is going in shortly.  one by staf, of chips4makers, has
>> already gone in.
>> staf will handle the NDAs with TSMC for a 180nm ASIC, and do the
>> modifications to NSXLIB, OpenRAM, and also create a GPIO Cell Library.
>> lip6.fr - i hope - will be happy to receive donations from NLNet to
>> aid and assist with the layout of the ASIC, after conversion from
>> nmigen through yosys into a NETLIST.
>> one of the issues we will need to deal with is that nmigen hasn't been
>> used for an ASIC before (migen has).  so there will be a cross-project
>> iterative process involved, here.
> Neat! I might be able to help with the lack of compute power since I have a
> 6 core ryzen 2600 processor with 24G of DDR4 as well as an older 8-core
> bulldozer processor with 20G of ddr3.
> I'm planning on eventually getting 32G of ram and an 8-core ryzen 3700x or
> better.
> additionally, my brother has a stack of older servers that he might be
> willing to lend (haven't asked him).
> Jacob Lifshay
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I have a Talos II with a 4 core POWER9 Processor and 16 GB of ram.
For my current work that is enough, but the machine can be upgraded to a 
maximum of 2 TB and two 22 core processors if needed.

Tobias Platen

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