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Embedded: Development Kit Brings Linux To PowerPC Processor

The A3000-SBC development kit, based on Motorola's MPC8245 PowerPC processor, contains a 300-MHz MPC8245, three PCI slots, a serial port, and a 10/100-BaseT Ethernet interface. It also features a 128-Mbyte DIMM, an 8-Mbyte flash memory with PPC boot, Linux, and diagnostics. An ATX power supply powers the system. Linux kernel and drivers are included as well. Pricing for the A3000-SBC: MPC-8245/41 Development System with Linux is $1495.

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