[ECOS] python?

Gary D. Thomas gary.thomas@mind.be
Sun Mar 9 21:58:00 GMT 2003


On Sun, 2003-03-09 at 14:28, Shannon Holland wrote:
> 
> On Sunday, March 9, 2003, at 11:37  AM, Gary D. Thomas wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 2003-03-09 at 12:25, Shannon Holland wrote:
> >>
> >> I was planning to get a compact flash card and use that for the OS 
> >> file
> >> system - figured these things would get rather large plus it's a lot
> >> faster for copying lots of stuff. The board has ethernet as well, so
> >> that will be useful once I get it all going.
> >>
> >
> > This biggest obstacle you'll have here is that we don't [currently] 
> > have
> > any file systems suitable for the compact flash device.
> 
> Yes, this was lingering in my mind somewhere... How are you running 
> yours then? Do you have lots of onboard flash?
> 

Currently, I'm just using a RAM disk.  A JFFS2 (FLASH) disk would also
work fine.

> >
> >> What sort of things did you have to do to python? Were they general to
> >> ecos or more specific to your environment?
> >>
> >
> > Being one of the members of the original eCos team, my interests are
> > more in eCos - how to make it more useful, making sure that it works
> > well with user applications (like Python), etc.
> >
> >>
> 
> Ahh yes - one of the people I need to thank for bringing us ecos!
> 
> I have quite a ways to go until I get there, but I would be very 
> interested in knowing (roughly) what you had to do to get python 
> working?

Stay tuned - I expect to publish notes on this soon.

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