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Just a small notice about the progress of things: Terrasoft now officially lists the "Freescale Semiconductor Pegasos II BSP" on their website, along with information about the contents of the Yellow Dog Linux Board Support Package for the Pegasos II.

Yellow Dog Linux Board Support Package
Launched by Motorola, Freescale Semiconductor has embraced the ATX PowerPC Genesi Pegasos II motherboard as an OEM CPU evaluation board. At Freescale's request, Terra Soft completed in October of 2004 the official Board Support Package, offering a simple means of installing Yellow Dog Linux for a variety of code development, desktop, and server functions

Link to Yellowdogs OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) index:

Direct link to Yellowdog@Pegasos information:

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Terrasoft lists Pegasos II as "Freescale OEM motherboard" : Comment 13 of 49ANN.lu
Posted by Anonymous on 13-Oct-2004 14:56 GMT
In reply to Comment 12 (Anonymous):
"If one board has Articia and other does not, it does not make other more outdated than the other."

The Discovery II has far far superiour performance and specifications. You could not really compare the two because they play in two completely different leagues!

"If you forget Articia and marwell, then those boards are wery similar."

Why should you remove the northbridges out of the picture? These are very important system components! Well, if you forget about x86 and PPC, then the Pegasos is very similar to a PC, but if you neglect key variables, comparisons become kind of pointless, yes?

"Layout of the board is irrelvant."

Eh, no it isn't! It affects both performance and stability. Look at the A1 Xe for instance. I have never had to buy extra IDE cards to be able to use the internal ethernet and IDE at the same time on any of my two VIA686b x86 motherboards!

"Also the pice differenc really is not huge, ok Pgeaso maybe is cheaper, but the difference is not huge."

Yes, the difference is actually HUGE! Look again!
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