Vikram Adve vadve at cs.uiuc.edu
Mon Oct 23 07:37:08 PDT 2006

This is definitely possible and there is at least one company  
(AutoESL) using LLVM for a similar purpose -- generating hardware  
designs from System-C source descriptions compiled to LLVM.  It would  
require you to implement the appropriate LLVM-to-FPGA transformations  
for this chip.


On Oct 21, 2006, at 6:45 PM, chin wan wrote:

> There is a strange Writable Instruction Set Computing CPU from  
> Imsys (Sweden) based on FPGA.
> Is it possible to setup the IMSYS CPU for running applications  
> based on LLVA/LLVM?
> Thank you.
> Swedish microprocessor developer Imsys Technologies has released  
> three devices in its reconfigurable family of processors. Unveiled  
> at the Microprocessor Forum in San Jose, each device combines the  
> processor with application specific soft peripherals, optimised for  
> wired or wireless network applications. Imsys uses a field  
> programmable architecture, where custom instruction sets can be  
> downloaded as microcode.
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