[ECOS] Embedded PC SBC

j.d.charlton@ieee.org j.d.charlton@ieee.org
Fri Jan 7 12:09:00 GMT 2000

Patrick and ecos-discuss,

Thanks, I thought I had looked at the cygnus site more carefully,
but there it is.  I am beginning to think that RTLinux may serve my
needs a bit better for the embedded PC since I am developing a
monitor/control application in Linux. So I am looking into that also.


On  7 Jan, Patrick O'Grady wrote:
> Hi, J.D.:
> I posted an i386/PC HAL package;
> http://sourceware.cygnus.com/ecos/contrib.html has a pointer to it.  The
> last time I updated it was the end of October, so don't be suprised if the
> eCos source code has changed quite a bit--installation might not be as
> straightforward as before.  I'm actually planning on updating to the
> current CVS version next week.  Look out for a bug somewhere in the mutex
> handling code: I'm sure it's related to the interrupt handler code.  Stay
> tuned for that fix.  But in the meantime, that package allows you to
> construct a GDB stub on a floppy disk, so you just boot from that and then
> connect to the debugger from COM1.  If you have any significant problems,
> just e-mail questions to this list, that way everyone benefits from the
> discussion.  Cheers!
> -patrick
> patrick@softprocess.com

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