Luke Gorrie (lukego) wrote,
Luke Gorrie


So I was lucky enough to join in the OLPC XO 1.5 bringup at Quanta in Taipei. This was great fun: I wrote an Openfirmware HDAudio driver and we used it to test and debug parts of the main board. I got to watch people doing cool things with soldering irons, oscilloscopes, LPC ROM emulators, and other implements of destruction. Mitch debugged the memory controller interactively using a Forth that fits strictly in cache - that's a nice trick.

Bringups are fun! I would do another :-)

Tags: forth, olpc

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