[Libre-soc-dev] daily kan-ban update 15oct2020

Cole Poirier colepoirier at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 21:38:25 BST 2020

On Friday, October 16, 2020, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>

> On 10/16/20, Cole Poirier <colepoirier at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Oh wait! I get it now. Pressing a single key in the minicom xterm and
> > waiting for it to display in that same minicom xterm made me realize
> > that on the key press it's sent to the fpga, the lights change and
> > then it's echoed back to the minicom xterm.
> so does the program name "echo" now mean anything? :)

Don’t be ridiculous! ‘Echo’ is a made up word that has no meaning ;)

> > What I don't understand
> > now is why there is no output from the ./versa_ecp5.py --load --fpga
> > ulx3s85f.
> because.
> (translation: we have no idea).
> try latest git, rebuild verilog.

Aha! Cool! Now I know it’s a bug in our code not in my hardware or
configuration. Time for the real work.


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