[ECOS] simple hello world on i386 target

Gonçalo Antunes gmma@gmma.net
Mon Apr 4 21:03:00 GMT 2005


Hi.

I guess I missed that config....
I will check it and then if I have any trouble I'll get to you again.

Thanks again!

Gonçalo Antunes.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gary Thomas" <gary@mlbassoc.com>
To: "Gonçalo Antunes" <gmma@gmma.net>
Cc: "eCos Discussion" <ecos-discuss@ecos.sourceware.org>
Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 9:17 PM
Subject: Re: [ECOS] simple hello world on i386 target


> On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 21:13 +0100, Gonçalo Antunes wrote:
>> Hello again!
>>
>> I configured the eCos installation with the "i386PC target" template, put
>> the Startup Type to FLOPPY and
>> built it.
>> I wrote a simple hello world program, compiled it ok and then make the
>> i386-elf-objcopy -O binary hello hello.bin
>> and then:
>> dd conv=sync if=hello.bin of=/dev/fd0
>> for it to run booting from the floppy disk...
>>
>> The program is a simple thread in a loop that prints out "Hello World"...
>> It should boot up and start printing "HelloWorld"... but it doesn't!
>> After booting nothing is on the screen... just the cursor blinking...
>> I launch the threan on the cyg_user_start... I think I am doing 
>> everything
>> by the book...but it does not work.
>>
>> can you help me?
>
> Did you configure it to use the screen as it's debug I/O device?
> Note that the default is to use COM1 (the first serial port) since
> it is more common to have only serial connections than VGA screens
> for truly embedded systems.
>
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