[TLUG-ANNOUNCE]: GTALUG Meeting - Tuesday at 7:30pm - Cortex-M, For Type-A Developers with Trevor Woerner

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Wed Mar 12 17:57:15 UTC 2014

On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 12:01:58PM -0400, Christopher Browne wrote:
> I'd expect the R series to get used on disk controllers, and there's a
> page at arm.com that supports this...
> <http://www.arm.com/markets/enterprise/hdd-ssd.php>
> A lot of SSDs use an Indilinx controller <
> http://techreport.com/review/23937/ocz-vector-ssd-reviewed> which likely
> includes a Cortex-R.
> Betcha a lot of hard drives have Cortex-R chips hiding on them somewhere...
> That leads to an invisibly small number of vendors deploying nearly
> unimaginably large numbers of them.  So it's a bit like insects; you
> usually don't notice them, but they make up more of the mass of
> the biosphere than everything else put together.

No wonder they shipped 10 billion arm chips in 2013.  They are everywhere.

Len Sorensen
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