Help with RTEMS

punit vara punitvara at
Tue Dec 13 14:02:45 UTC 2016

Hi Tanu,

You can follow any of following open ideas to get contribute :

On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 11:40 AM, Tanu Hari Dixit <tokencolour at> wrote:
> Hey Punit,
> I am Tanu, here. I am an undergraduate student from IIT BHU studying
> electronics engineering. I wanted to contribute to RTEMS, and in a useful
> way so that the devs consider me for GSoC '17. I wanted to know how did you
> fill the gaps when you started with RTOS. I've not even done my bachelor
> yet, am I too early to start with any real time implementation of an OS? I'm

There is always something we can contribute to open source project.

> facing trouble while finding exe files in the prefix and have mailed on the
> users list. (I did that yesterday). Can you please help me with it?
> I have included the mail I sent on the users list:

Its better you ask question on dev list rather than user list.

> Hello Devs!
> I followed the instructions given in the Getting started guide
> ( and
> ( The latter
> says that when I bootstrap and then make and make install, I should
> find sample executables in a path similar to:
> "/home2/work/joel/rtems-4.11-work/build/build-sparc-sis-rtems/
> sparc-rtems4.11/c/sis/testsuites/samples/ticker/ticker.exe"
That's Joel's directory structure. But I would say you must have
created directory named b-sis right ?

You can see .exe file in path something like


> I am unable to find exe files in my working directory (not even in the
> prefix).
> My tree is the following:
> /development/rtems/src/b-sis
> ./
> |-- sparc-rtems4.12
> |   `-- c
> |-- testsuites
> |   `-- tools
> |       `-- generic
> `-- tools
>     |-- build
>     `-- cpu
>         `-- generic
> and sparc-rtems4.12/c/ has 3 files config.log,  config.status,  Makefile
> and the directory testsuites(shown in the above tree) has no samples.
> There are samples in the rtems source directory, though
> (/development/rtems/src/rtems/testsuites/samples/ticker) but I'm
> clueless as to how to specify to test those samples. The configure
> command :
> /rtems/configure --target=sparc-rtems4.12 --enable-rtemsbsp=sis \
>   --enable-tests=samples --prefix=${HOME}/install_path
> specifies to enable tests on "samples" which I'm unable to find. How
> do I successfully run a test? Is there a mistake I did while building
> RTEMS or the RSB? Kindly help me figure this out.
> Thank you so much!
> Tanu Hari Dixit,
> Senior Undergraduate,
> Department of Electronics Engineering,

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