Monthly Archive: November 2014

Witty on OpenShift

We are considering deploying Witty applications on OpenShift. In theory, it should be possible to do it but it’s still necessary to test things out. There are some unanswered questions on how such a...

Dear Verilator, Please Shut up!

Verilator does a great job notifying you about any possible source of error in your Verilog code. However, it’s not really the best sight getting a screen full of assorted warnings and errors whenever...

Verilator Explained

As part of my efforts to create “perfect” test benches I am to make sure the test benches work when compiled with different simulators. This approach is to expose language errors and any bugs in...

GPIO Automated Test Bench

In the previous post, Testing like a Pro, I explained some general guidelines to thoroughly verify the behavior of an RTL design. I’ve been working on the test bench for the GPIO over the...

Testing like a Pro

We are now using XCFE in Aeste, probably because it’s supposed to be a “light” desktop environment. However, I didn’t fancy it’s looks and absence of keyboard shortcuts similar to Ubuntu. Hence I took...