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Add system emulation of the Intel Edison Compute Module.



The QEMU support for the PC machine type is fairly poor today. The supported host chipset is I440FX and Q35. Intel Edison Compute Module is SoC with Intel Atom CPU and built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

ICH9 block diagram


Intel Edison block diagram



Hardware features

Component Description
Processor 22 nm Intel® SoC that includes a dual-core, dual-threaded Intel® Atom™ CPU at 500 MHz and a 32-bitIntel® Quark™ microcontroller at 100 MHz
RAM 1 GB LPDDR3 POP memory (2 channel 32 bits @ 800 MT/sec)
Internal storage 4 GB eMMC (v4.51 spec)
Power TI SNB9024 power management IC
Wireless Dual-band (2.4 and 5 GHz) IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth BT 4.0 + 2.1 EDR
Antenna Dual-band onboard chip antenna or u.FL for external antenna
Connector 70-pin Hirose DF40 Series (1.5, 2.0, or 3.0 mm stack height)
Size 35.5 × 25.0 × 3.9 mm maximum (to be verified)
Power input 3.15 to 4.5 V
I/O 40 general purpose GPIO which can be configured as:

• SD card: 1 interface

• UART: 2 controllers (one full flow control, one Rx/Tx)

• I2C: 2 controllers

• SPI: 1 controller with 2 chip selects

• I2S: 1 controller

• GPIO: Additional 14 (with 4 capable of PWM)

USE 2.0 1 OTG controller
Clock 19.2 MHz, 32 kHz

Intel Edison Compute Module - Hardware Guide

Detailed Summary


Current status unknown - likely the project has been abandoned. This machine has never been added to QEMU.