Layerscape® 1024A Dual-Core Processor

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Layerscape 1024A Dual-Core Communications Processor

Layerscape 1024A Dual-Core Communications Processor


Core Complex

  • Single or dual Arm Cortex-A9 SMP/AMP 32-bit cores, with NEON DSP and FPU, up to 1.2 GHz
  • 32 KB instruction and data caches
  • 256 KB shared L2 cache

Networking Elements

  • Three Gigabit Ethernet controllers supporting 3x RGMII or 2x RMII and 1x SGMII
  • Twin PCIe Gen2 controllers
  • Two SATA2 controllers with RAID 0/1/5
  • SerDes 3 lanes at up to 5 GHz
  • USB3.0 controller with PHY

Accelerators and Memory Control

  • DDR memory controller supports DDR3 at up to 1066 MHz
    • 16-bit, 32-bit memory supported
  • Packet Processing and Forwarding Engine (PPFE)
    • Delivers 2Gbps of PPPoE/NAT routing with 64B packets
    • HW QoS compliant to HGI2.0 on all data interfaces
    • TCP offload engine
  • Security engine
    • Full IPSec offload including SNOW and Kasumi
    • Full SSL offload
  • Deep Packet Inspection Engine
    • Antivirus
    • Application-specific QoS
    • Advanced Diagnostics
  • Telephony Functions
    • DECT baseband CAT-iq 2.0 compliant, upgradeable to 2.1 and 3.0
    • TDM support for wideband voice

Basic Peripherals and Interconnect

  • AMBA AXI/AHB crossbar
  • Integrated Flash controller
  • USB2.0 controller with PHY supporting OTG, Host and Device modes
  • 1x I²C
  • 2x SPI
  • 2x UART
  • 1x I2S
  • TDM

Part numbers include: LS1024ASE7ELA, LS1024ASE7JLA, LS1024ASE7MLA, LS1024ASN7ELA, LS1024ASN7JLA, LS1024ASN7MLA.

Comparison Table

Cores 2x Arm Cortex-A9
Top Core Frequency 1.2 GHz
L2 Size 256 KB
DDR 2/3 Support 16/32-bit
GE Ports 3
Serdes 3
PCI Express Controllers 2
SATA-2 Ports 2
USB Ports 1x USB2.0
1x USB3.0
Accelerators SE, PPFE, DPIE, DECT


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