[ECOS] Re: ecos on simulator

Mandeep Sandhu mandeepsandhu.chd@gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 08:36:00 GMT 2009


On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Tarmo Kuuse<tarmo.kuuse@mail.ee> wrote:
> Mandeep Sandhu wrote:
>>
>> I'm planning to use ecos on the Atmel AT91SAM7X512 board, but it'll be a
>> while
>> before I get my hands on the eval kit.
>>
>> In the meantime, I plan to start my work on ecos (starting with
>> porting, 2 drivers from
>> linux).
>>
>> Can I run ecos on some sim environment (like qemu or some such)? Is it
>> possible to
>> run ecos inside a sim? If yes, what's the suggested sim i can use?
>>
>> I'm new to ECOS and this is my first time with writing any s/w for
>> such an OS. I have
>> some prior exp with Linux kernel programming though.
>
> I can't comment on emulators. However, eCos has something which works
> without an emulator - the linux synthetic target. This builds the ecos and
> your program into a linux application. See:
> http://ecos.sourceware.org/docs-latest/ref/hal-synth-arch.html

Ok. I'll try this out. Had totally forgotten about it.

>
> Hardware support is a bit thin, though.

Hop networking stuff works! :) Most need that support only.

Thanks,
-mandeep

>
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> Tarmo Kuuse
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