Bochs simulator and pc386 BSP

Rosimildo daSilva rdasilva at
Fri Feb 4 17:53:22 UTC 2000

From: Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill at>
To: rtems-users at <rtems-users at>
Date: Friday, February 04, 2000 11:19 AM
Subject: Bochs simulator and pc386 BSP

>In looking at Erwin Rol's notes on his Bochs success and checking
>the Bochs page, I believe that Bochs simulates enough PC peripherals
>where one should be able to FULLY exercise RTEMS on the simulator.
>This includes the network stack and Microwindows.  Bochs simulates
>an NE2000 .. so there is enough to do the network stack.  I assume
>it can do SVGA, keyboard, and mouse so there is Microwindows.
>I am mentioning this because I can not investigate this further
>at this time but think it looks incredibly promising since you
>can then debug things under Linux without having a second PC. :)

Do you know if this works under CygWin ?

>I hope someone takes the challenge of checking out the pc386 BSP
>more fully with Bochs and lets everyone know about their results.

Me too. :-)


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