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Poll : What's stopping FPGA-based PowerPC accelerators from being developed?
Likely licensing issues - cloning the PowerPC architecture would put the developer at risk
Likely the lack of Kickstarter fundraiser - the undertaking would cost a lot of money
Another problem [please specify in the thread]
 
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Re: [POLL] What's stopping FPGA-based PowerPC accelerators?
Posted on 15-Dec-2019 20:15:53
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@Kronos

Thanks for the detailed explanation.

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Re: [POLL] What's stopping FPGA-based PowerPC accelerators?
Posted on 15-Dec-2019 22:03:22
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@PhantomInterrogative

I don't think it would be faster then the allready existing Trampoline layer...

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Re: [POLL] What's stopping FPGA-based PowerPC accelerators?
Posted on 16-Dec-2019 3:32:28
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@KimmoK

Quote:

KimmoK wrote:
Then we would need sponsoring from some party like NXP.


Why would NXP sponsor a hobby project by a Huawei developer?

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Re: [POLL] What's stopping FPGA-based PowerPC accelerators?
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"Why would anyone be interested in sponsoring a 68k"
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"Why would NXP sponsor a hobby project"

Hard to think any good/sane business reason.

So they need to act insane, like we do?

Is that too much to ask?

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Quote:

Petah wrote:
Anyone who wants to run AmigaOS 4 on a legacy Amiga sporting a Motorola compatible 680x0 CPU
Why would I want to do that?

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Re: [POLL] What's stopping FPGA-based PowerPC accelerators?
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@bhabbott

How do I install Windows 10 on a Commodre C64..

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Re: [POLL] What's stopping FPGA-based PowerPC accelerators?
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@all

Not exactly a FPGA, but imagine being able to plug inn a Killer NIC into a Vampire. At least you can run Quake really fast.

https://hothardware.com/news/amiga-enthusiast-gets-quake-running-on-killer-nic-powerpc-processor

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