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[Inquirer] AMD teams with Mentor Graphics to bring embedded Linux support to processors

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Wed Apr 02 2014, 15:25
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Originally Posted by theINQUIRER 
AMD teams with Mentor Graphics to bring embedded Linux support to processors
Giving developers more support options for multi-core AMD processors and SOCs

AMD HAS SIGNED A DEAL with Mentor Graphics to develop embedded Linux software tools for AMD heterogeneous, multi-core and system on chip (SoC) processors built for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

"As a Yocto Project compatible product, Mentor Embedded Linux will now bring standardized features and tools, and ensure quick access to the latest Board Support Packages (BSPs) for AMD 64-bit x86 architecture beginning with the upcoming AMD Embedded G-Series system-on-a-chip (SoC), codenamed 'Steppe Eagle' and AMD Embedded R-Series APU/CPU, codenamed 'Bald Eagle'," AMD said.

http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2337723/amd-teams-with-mentor-graphics-to-bring-embedded-linux-support-to-processors

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Edited by Grim - 4/2/14 at 2:35pm
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A step in the right direction. thumb.gif
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A step in the right direction. thumb.gif

I really think so - this news combines well with word of this:

http://www.theinquirer.net/IMG/675/200675/amd-logo-black-270x167.jpg?1320237862

EDIT:
- internet of things.
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wow... Go AMD!
 
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This could be really big.

I'm figuring, you know how you had sse / sse2 then 3 support with Intel (who owns it) for windoze?

ARM is supported by AMD.

THIS, could really see some amazing things in the name of linux. If a Linux Box begins to offload some of its computational work from say its kernel..(?)..
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