pstnotpd wrote:So using TP1 it should be possible to setup the JTAG chain to a number of startKITs?
The JTAG chain, sure. I doubt the usual debugger software
will handle it though: on a single startkit it hides the first
core (that it runs on itself), and the analogue tile. If you
feel like experimenting you can see what it does when you
chain another startkit; if you're lucky it could for example
show the second board as containing a plain SU2, if you're
unlucky it does not work at all. But you could always just
use an external JTAG debugger thing.
Unfortunately I found that the JTAG signals on the slicekit coreboard are only connected to the PCIe and not to the header.
You mean on the "square" (or what is it; top right) connector?
Wrt 5w links... They work, with any cable length, if you run
them slow enough. But what's the point then, if you could
run a 2w link significantly faster. Four wires is a lot easier
to deal with than ten, anyhow ;-)
I wish there were LVDS links, now that would be cool!