[GSOC] RPi BSP RTEMS
andre.lousa.marques at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 22:07:09 UTC 2014
I'm taking this conversation to the list.
On 04/23/14 01:21, Alan Cudmore wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 6:09 AM, Andre Marques
> <andre.lousa.marques at gmail.com <mailto:andre.lousa.marques at gmail.com>>
> I am very pleased to have the opportunity to participate in GSoC
> with the RTEMS project!
> Welcome! We are glad to have you helping RTEMS.
> Now, I have some questions:
> 1. Does anyone have any recommendation on the proposal?
> I like the proposal, but there are a couple of things that may change
> 1. You may want to look into making the UART driver work in interrupt
> driven mode, as it is currently polled.
I will have a look at it.
> 2. For the Framebuffer support, I have been talking to someone off
> list that is making progress on implementing a framebuffer driver. We
> may want to collaborate with this person for the framebuffer.
Certainly. I was scheduling the framebuffer work for July, should that
> 2. Is there any interesting documentation or code you think I
> should be looking at right now? For the past month I have been
> studying the RPi BSP code and the RPi architecture for the emmc
> driver that I am doing for my final project at the university.
> From what I can see, you are off to a very good start!
> 3. There is no wiki page for the Raspberry Pi BSP (at least I have
> not found any yet). May I create one using the Open Project
> template and link it in the Open Projects page under the BSP section?
> I did not create one, so please do.
> 4. I will create a dedicated development blog for the project very
> soon. How frequently should it be updated until may 19?
> 5. How should the communication happen? Also I am not sure if the
> Amar Takhar and Muhammad Adnan e-mails are the correct ones.
> I will also be setting a github repository for this, and I am also
> looking to get my own RPi and some peripherals (I have one at the
> university right now).
> I have been setting up my Pi for RTEMS development again. I recently
> built u-boot and I am going to try to get it to boot RTEMS images from
> a TFTP server. This may help speed up development.
> I am also trying out a FT2232H MiniMod evaluation board that is
> supposed to work with the Raspberry Pi JTAG interface and the OpenOCD
> project. It also serves as the USB uart connector. I have it all wired
> up and I hope to try getting it to talk to OpenOCD soon. If I get it
> working, I will document everything. The FT2232H Minimod board was $20
Nice. Looking forward to that, as I still need to look at the debugging
part of the development.
Meanwhile I have set up a development blog and a google calendar for the
I will try to come up with more news during the weekend.
> Thank you,
> André Marques.
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