Intel® IXP400 Software V2.0: Programmer’s Guide

Intel® IXP400 Software V2.0: Programmer’s Guide

1.0 Introduction
This chapter contains important information to help you learn about and use the Intel® IXP400 software version 2.0 release.

1.1 Versions Supported by this Document
This programmer’s guide is intended to be used in conjunction with software release 2.0. Always refer to the accompanying release notes for the latest information regarding the proper documentation sources to be used.

Previous versions of the programmer’s guide for earlier Intel IXP400 software releases can be found on the following Web site:

To identify your version of software:
1. Open the file ixp400_xscale_sw/src/include/IxVersionId.h.
2. Check the value of IX_VERSION_ID.

1.2 Hardware Supported by this Release
The Intel IXP400 software v2.0 release supports the following processors:
• All IXP42X product line of network processors and IXC1100 control plane processor
• All variants of the IXP46X product line of network processors
Warning: Processor capabilities differ between processor product lines or processor variants. Not all capabilities of the processor may be supported by this software release.

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