Commit 66b7bc51 authored by Haavard Skinnemoen's avatar Haavard Skinnemoen

avr32: Update README

Remove some outdated and/or unnecessary information, and add updated
information about the toolchain and buildroot.
Signed-off-by: default avatarHaavard Skinnemoen <>
parent e99e9575
From: Haavard Skinnemoen <>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 17:01:46 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] AVR32 architecture support
This patch adds common infrastructure code for the Atmel AVR32
AVR32 is a new high-performance 32-bit RISC microprocessor core,
designed for cost-sensitive embedded applications, with particular
emphasis on low power consumption and high code density. The AVR32
......@@ -16,18 +9,17 @@ by the AVR32 Architecture Manual, available from
A GNU toolchain with support for AVR32 is included with the ATSTK1000
BSP, which can be downloaded as an ISO image from
A GNU toolchain with support for AVR32, along with non-GNU programming
and debugging support, can be downloaded from
Alternatively, you can build it yourself by following the
Getting Started guide at, which also provides links
to the necessary sources and patches you need to download:
A full set of u-boot, kernel and filesystem images can be built using
buildroot. This will also produce a working toolchain which can be
used instead of the official GNU toolchain above. A customized version
of buildroot for AVR32 can be downloaded here:
The AVR32 ports of u-boot, the Linux kernel, the GNU toolchain and
other associated software are actively supported by Atmel Corporation.
Signed-off-by: Haavard Skinnemoen <>
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