[Oberon] Project Oberon, RISC-V Edition

Andreas Pirklbauer andreas_pirklbauer at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 8 05:30:36 CET 2020

Hi Chris,

    > FYI you can also use the Arty A7-100 board to run the official Project
    > Oberon Workstation using entirely off-the-shelf parts i.e. Digilent's VGA,
    > SDCard and PS/2 PMOD boards and cables. I succeeded in implementing this
    > recently using only the BRAM that is on the Artix-7 100T board running at a
    > clock speed 50% higher than normal (i.e. 37.5 MHz). As this means that the
    > total RAM available is only 512 KB (instead of the usual 1 MB) this does
    > present some challenges. However, it is possible to use the system to
    > compile itself, using all of the standard Project Oberon modules from Prof
    > Wirth's site, even with the limited memory that is available.

Oh wow!!! And you don’t run into heap space issues e.g. when compiling larger modules?


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