[ECOS] eCos on 80186

Bruno Cabral Goncalves brunogon@terra.com.br
Tue Mar 29 12:24:00 GMT 2005

Thanks Bart,
but I read im someplace that is possible do this changing the makefile to compile on other compiler like Borland C++. And I would like known if someone did this port.


De: "Bart Veer" bartv@ecoscentric.com
Para: brunogon@terra.com.br
Cópia: ecos-discuss@sources.redhat.com
Data: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 10:20:03 +0100 (BST)
Assunto: Re: [ECOS] eCos on 80186

> >>>>> "Bruno" == Bruno Cabral Goncalves <brunogon@terra.com.br> writes:
>     Bruno> I read on archieves that is possible run eCos on 16 bits
>     Bruno> processor, but I would like known if someone have did this
>     Bruno> port, and if possible what I need do to do this port to a
>     Bruno> aMD 80186 processor
> The term "16 bit processor" is poorly defined.
> In the case of an 80186, an eCos port is unlikely. eCos depends on gcc
> and the compiler only supports 386 onwards. Both gcc and eCos assume a
> simple linear address space, not the segment/offset complications in
> early x86 processors.
> Bart
> --
> Bart Veer                       eCos Configuration Architect
> http://www.ecoscentric.com/     The eCos and RedBoot experts

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