Update virtio network driver

Gedare Bloom gedare at rtems.org
Thu Nov 10 18:26:51 UTC 2016

On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 4:42 AM, Jinhyun <jinhyun at konkuk.ac.kr> wrote:
> Hi, all!
> We removed our RTEMS-virtio driver's dependencies on architecture. We used
> built-in function of gcc, __sync_synchronize(). This function generates
> proper memory barrier for target architecture on compile time. In addition,

> we replaced pcib_conf_read/write functions to pci_read/write_config
> functions. We added several lines of codes for exception handling suggested
> by Pavel Pisa. Thank you, Pavel Pisa. As we removed dependencies on CPU
> architectures, we moved the virtio source directory located at
> c/src/lib/libbsp/i386/pc386/ to c/src/lib/libbsp/shared.
> We plan to enhance the virtio driver for RTEMS, and we have several
> additional patches for it. To easily manage this project from our side, we
> created Github repository. You can see the latest version of our virtio
> driver in our Github: https://github.com/sslab-konkuk/RTEMS-virtio
> Recently, we succeeded to test the virtio with Motorola_powerpc BSP. For
> this, we made additional modifications. Motorola_powerpc BSP doesn't support
> functions such as rtems_insterrupt_handler_install, so we used functions
> such as BSP_install_rtems_irq_handler instead of those. Moreover, in order
> to make our virtio work on PowerPC, we added initialization codes to
> virtio_pci.c because qemu_fakerom, which is the PowerPC bios of
> Motorola_powerpc BSP, doesn't initialize the virtio back-end driver. But
> some runtime error is occurred on RTEMS master branch, so we will submit
> about it again soon.
> Best regards,
> Jin-Hyun.
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