[Libre-soc-dev] IIT Roorkee 2021 OpenPOWER Workshop,

lkcl luke.leighton at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 17:27:17 BST 2021

On Fri, Jul 16, 2021 at 5:25 PM Richard Wilbur <richard.wilbur at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the link.  I got up and joined.  (I was quite late but enjoyed what I saw and heard.)
> Seems OMI might be a useful interface for a libre-soc processor.  I wonder what would be involved in creating a libre natively OMI-speaking memory module (without any piece of DDR closed-source infection)?

25 gigabit SERDES minimum.  cost, power consumption and achievability
is off the scale for any combination of geometry.  3-5 years out from
now, not a problem.  right now: not worth pursuing.

annoying, really, because it's clearly better.


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