[ECOS] Re: Building redboot with eCos Kernel

André-John Mas ajmas@sympatico.ca
Thu Jun 1 01:51:00 GMT 2006


I pretty much figured that was the case. I'll have to find if
anyone in my company can tell me what it is doing there.

Thanks for the help.


On 30-May-06, at 23:08 , Grant Edwards wrote:

> On 2006-05-31, Andre-John Mas <ajmas@sympatico.ca> wrote:
>> Is it accepted to include the ecos kernel in a redboot image?
> No, I don't think so.  At least I've never heard of that being
> done, and based on what I know of things I don't think it can
> work.  Redboot is purely a "mainloop" type polling application,
> and the the eCos kernel requires interrupts be enabled.
>> I am working on some existing code for my company and when the
>> kernel is included in the boot we have trouble debugging. What
>> happens, is when we connect using gdm the application gets
>> sent, but stalls. The serial connection then stalls and then
>> timesout.
>> Any idea?
> What are you trying to accomplish by including the eCos Kernel
> in RedBoot?
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