Jarielle Catbagan jcatbagan93 at
Tue Aug 11 14:58:13 UTC 2015

On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 4:13 AM, Ed Sutter <edsutterjr at> wrote:
> On 8/10/2015 9:19 PM, Jarielle Catbagan wrote:
>> Hi Ed,
>> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 4:06 PM, Ed Sutter <edsutterjr at> wrote:
>>> Jarielle,
>>> Ok, I found the problem...
>>> I AM A MORON...
>>> :-(
>>> On Friday night I took the first attempt at testing your
>>> "stylized" changes and it worked.  Then I turned the manual
>>> steps into a uCon script, and double checked it...
>>> It failed because I had the wrong filename in the script.
>>> My bad.  :-(
>> Don't worry about it! I am glad that the issue is resolved. :-)
>>> One lesson learned though...
>>> Make sure when testing a boot image on the eMMC that you
>>> remove the uSD card.  It's easy to not notice the fact that
>>> the eMMC boot failed and the board booted off uSD instead
>>> of eMMC.
>> Definitely, I made sure to remove the uSD card before booting from
>> eMMC to see if booting uMon was successful or not.
>> On a side note, GSoC is almost over with the coding phase ending on
>> August 21.  If I do pass my final evaluations, it is requested that I
>> send a code sample of the work I did.  With your permission and your
>> opinion, would submitting the BBB port directory be sufficient and
>> adequate?
> Absolutely.
>> Even though GSoC will end on August 21, there is still so much to do
>> and improve with the BBB port and I look forward to continue working
>> on it well beyond GSoC.  I also look forward to continue contributing
>> to uMon such as porting it to other Beagle platforms as well as other
>> platforms.
> That's great news!  Its been fun working with you (well,... you working, me
> just
> providing the good looks :-) ).  All kidding aside, it would be wonderful if
> you stayed
> connected with RTEMS/uMon.
>> Ethernet is quite involving and given the amount of time remaining in
>> GSoC, I am suspecting that the Ethernet functionality will be finished
>> after GSoC ends.  As of right now, I am just tidying up the BBB port
>> while simultaneously working on implementing the Ethernet
>> functionality in the BBB port.  Am I approaching this the best way
>> possible?
> Yep, do whatever cleanup you think you need to do.  I haven't looked at the
> Ethernet
> device interface on this SOC.  If its the typical buffer-descriptor type of
> interface, then
> you may want to refer to one of the other uMon ports for some ideas.  Also,
> check
> with Ben to see if it is already built into the OS.  You may be able to
> reuse that work.

Definitely, will do!

> Jarielle, its been a pleasure working with you.  I'm glad to hear you're
> planning to continue
> after GSOC.

It's been a pleasure working with you and the RTEMS community as well.
I've learned a lot!

Thank you!

> Ed
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