[ECOS] Re: HOWTO: eCos on QEMU PC emulator

Drasko DRASKOVIC drasko.draskovic@gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 17:45:00 GMT 2011


On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 6:06 PM, Grant Edwards
<grant.b.edwards@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2011-03-24, Drasko DRASKOVIC <drasko.draskovic@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> However, when you want to study kernel internals, to change boot code
>> and HAL, to do low-level system programming you are obliged to have
>> real hardware. And that sucks with eCos - because there are no good
>> emulators nor simulators for the worlds most popular architectures
>> like ARM or MIPS.
>
> I see.
>
>> You take UBoot, Linux or any other bigger similar project - works out
>> of the box with qemu-system-XXX, and it is a pleasure and a joy to
>> learn. It would be great if we could have something like this with
>> eCos.
>
> Since there is an ARM Integrator eCos port and Qemu supports some
> flavor of the ARM Integrator, that would be the first one I'd look at.

I saw that there exists Versatile board support in eCos :
http://www.ecoscentric.com/ecospro/doc.cgi/html/ecospro-ref/hal-arm-vpb926ejs-part.html

However, they do not want to contribute it to the community :
http://www.spinics.net/lists/ecos/msg39278.html

BR,
Drasko

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