[ECOS] Network Support

Wendell Thompson wendell@hiwaay.net
Wed Feb 10 18:37:00 GMT 1999


Has anyone looked into porting the XINU stack to eCos? The license for XINU
allows free commercial use and it's well documented.

Wendell Thompson

-----Original Message-----
From: David J. Fiddes <D.J@fiddes.surfaid.org>
To: ecos-discuss@cygnus.com <ecos-discuss@cygnus.com>
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 1999 3:23 PM
Subject: RE: [ECOS] Network Support


>Hi,
>
>> Does this mean that there is *no* IP support is eCOS?
>> I amplanning on making extensive use of the networking
>> capabilities of the MPC860T. Does this mean purchasing
>> commercial stacks?
>>
>> Has anyone ever done this?
>
>I know this is the wrong forum but....
>
>RTEMS (the first(?) Open Source RTOS ;) has a decent TCP/IP stack... and
has
>a *LOT* of MPC860 people using it. I don't think that anyone has released a
>BSP for a generic MPC860 board but I'm sure that getting one together is
not
>that tough.
>As far as RTOSs go RTEMS is somewhere between eCos and a larger RTOS like
>vxworks for features. Have a look at http://www.oarcorp.com/ for details.
>
>Dave
>
>



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