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Update: Chip bans hit OEM plans

7/1/2009 11:00 PM EDT
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rick merritt
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rick merritt   7/22/2009 3:41:05 PM
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Anyone having issues with Qualcomm parts? The company said it moved packaging to Amkor which has a Tessera license, but Tessera claims that is not an adequate remedy.

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ttt3   7/20/2009 1:53:39 AM
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I ran into this with the popular Spansion S29GL series parallel NOR flash parts. Luckily Numonyx makes a pin-compatible replacement (and isn't on "the list")

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themechanic   7/19/2009 11:04:58 PM
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General Comment ---- Freescale would not be in this mess if their top executives had any sense/morals. they've taken the low road and rolled the dice at the risk (and now expense) of their customers and stockholders. I would expect that the board of directors seriously consider some changes at or near the top. It's bad enough that the South Koreans cheat US tech companies out of IP without US companies doing so. I hope Obama realizes that one of the few remaining strengths this country has left is tech and tells Freescale exactly where to file those legal papers.

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ganderson98001   7/16/2009 12:23:38 AM
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Yeah, this is killing us right now. Why isn't this front page headline news? It looks like a lot of the Coldfires are implicated. (We've been given notice on others, beside the 5282.) We've also been notified that the i.MX processors will not be available after July 20th. Freescale has been too quiet on the issue, leaving us to believe the we need to burn through some dollars to design them out. What is Freescale's plan, to just exit these markets for a year? We can't just buy a years inventory of parts, and then hope that everything is okay with Freescale a year from now. I'm a 25 year Motorola/Freescale believer that may have to mark them off my list of trusted embedded micro vendors. Freescale execs really messed up on this one and it is going to cost them a lot if they don't straighten it out real fast!

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Embedded_In_Canada   7/15/2009 5:02:46 PM
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The scope goes way beyond the Coldfire 5282. At least for now until the presidential review is complete, Freescale has had to completely remove the i.MX ARM-based application processor line off their web site just prior to the FTF Freescale Technology Forum Virtual Conference at a time when they were launching a brand new family of i.MX25 processors for Industrial Automation applications. This sounds like a recipe for a big impact on marketing launch. The link to www.freescale.com/imx will return "Page not found".

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SailIdaho   7/2/2009 3:59:50 PM
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Yes, its a big issue for me. The CPU I am currently using from AMD is going on Last Buy, and the Freescale part I was planning on going to is on the "list". So somehow I need a really good crystal ball to manage this transition, if they are hard enough with out this potential whopper of a problem.

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rick merritt   7/2/2009 3:52:07 AM
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Anyone else bumping into this issue?

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