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BKeit1
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Intel ATOM C3000 DMA

I have an ATOM c3708 and am looking to implement a general purpose DMA Driver. Reading through the datasheet for the c3000 family I couldn't find a definitive source for general purpose dma. Is there one? Do I need to use one of the DMA Controllers on one of the existing devices?

 

The end goal is to DMA between Local Ram and PCIe devices. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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CarlosAM_INTEL
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BKeit1
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It is indeed a technical issue. I am asking about General Purpose DMA access on Intel ATOM c3000 processors. I am not using a design yet, instead I am looking for direction on where to start. I've looked through the c3000 family datasheet and couldn't find a definitive section on DMA.

CarlosAM_INTEL
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Hello, @BKeit1​:

 

Thanks for your reply.

 

The Direct Memory Access (DMA) information of the listed processor is stated in section 18.3.14, on pages 593, 594, and 595 of the Intel Atom Processor C3000 Product Family External Design Specification [EDS], Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4 document # 558579. It is accessible when you are logged into your Resource & Design Center (RDC) privileged account at the following website:

 

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