Sample CEPC Setup (Windows Embedded CE 6.0)


You can use this sample CEPC setup as a basis for setting up your CEPC. The configuration of your CEPC may vary depending on the features you want to evaluate.

The following table shows the sample CEPC setup.

Component Description

10BaseT Ethernet card

Required for Ethernet downloading and debugging.

3.5-inch floppy disk drive

Required for creating a boot floppy disk.

For more information, see Creating a Boot Floppy Disk for an x86 SDB.

IDE hard disk drive

Required for persistent storage.

3.3 V Memory

64 MB PC100 or PC133


x86 microprocessor




PC Card reader


Power supply suitable for your microprocessor and motherboard


Serial ports

COM1 for debug serial output.

COM2 for run-time image download.

Recommended for serial debug output. COM1 reports serial debug output. For more information, see Configuring HyperTerminal for BSPs.

Required for run-time image download if you do not have an Ethernet card. COM2 is the default serial port to use for run-time image download.

USB controller


32 MB video card


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