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VXS I/O Processor Board Supports SMP VxWorks

Support for Wind River's VxWorks operating system is now available with Pentek’s model 4207 processor board for high-performance I/O and data-acquisition systems. The VxWorks Board Support Package (BSP) provides software developers with a complete library of hardware-initialization, control, and application functions that are fully compatible with Wind River's Workbench development environment. Model 4207 is designed for connectivity. The fabric-transparent, zero-latency crossbar switch connects the PowerPC, XMC module sites, VXS connector, front panel optical transceivers, Fibre Channel controller, and FPGA ports together using high-speed, gigabit serial data paths. The switch simply passes the gigabit serial traffic from one port to another, totally independent of any particular protocol. Multiple data streams can be sent through the switch simultaneously, even if they have different protocols. Either a single-core MPC8641 or a dual-core MPC8641D executing at a maximum frequency of 1.5 GHz perform 128-bit parallel processing and deliver DSP floating-point processing rates of up to 12,000 GFLOPS. Two 4X RocketIO ports provide high-speed serial paths between an optional on-board FPGA and the crossbar switch for connection to other parts of the board. The board is well suited for wideband, data-acquisition and recording, real-time digital signal processing, and software-radio applications. The 4207 is compatible with any COTS VME, VXS, PMC or XMC module, which are all fully supported with compatible VxWorks drivers. PENTEK INC., Upper Saddle River, NJ. (201) 818-5900.

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