[ECOS] FW: eCOsPro - is it worth the money

Tom Deconinck t.deconinck@gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 06:57:00 GMT 2008


Flash V2 is available in CVS on it's own branch.
You can easily merge in those changes with the latest trunk sources.

Just checkout the latest from the trunk and
replace the following directories with their flash_v2 counterparts:
io/flash
dev/flash
redboot
fs/jffs2

Tom

On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 7:13 PM, Anders Olsen <aol@sagio.com> wrote:
>
>  The target is a ST based ARM (STR71x  ARM7TDMI). Well we have the eCOS
>  running on the target basically en has started writing drivers for our
>  platform (I2C, SPI, , Realtime, Atmel Dataflash...)
>
>
>  But when looking at the JIFFS2 filesystem, it requires Flash drivers V2.
>  But Flash driver V2 seams not to be available in the CVS.
>
>
>  Another point by eCOSPro is that i contains a more stable version of the
>  JIFFS2 filesystem, than the one available  through CVS.
>
>
>
>  Anders
>
>
>
>
>
>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: Gary Thomas [mailto:gary@mlbassoc.com]
>  Sent: 7. april 2008 18:43
>  To: Anders Olsen
>  Cc: ecos-discuss@ecos.sourceware.org
>  Subject: Re: [ECOS] FW: eCOsPro - is it worth the money
>
>  Anders Olsen wrote:
>  >
>  > Hi
>  >
>  > We're small development team looking at the eCOS OS. As far as we can
>  > see, the source code available in the CVS is quite old and we have to
>  > buy the eCOSPro package from eCosCentric in order to get sourcecode
>  > there is up-to-date.
>
>  I beg to differ; the CVS is fully up to date.  There may be offerings
>  (targets and features) which eCosPro has that aren't available, but
>  AFAIK, nothing that makes the CVS out of date...
>
>  > Is the eCOSPro worth the money or not....
>
>  It depends.  eCosPro would be indicated if:
>    * You need a target or feature that they provide not in CVS
>    * You want paid technical support
>
>  What target are you looking at?
>  What features do you need?
>
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