ccj at acm.org
Fri Jan 14 03:56:50 UTC 2000
Dan Smisko wrote:
> Hello all.
> We're getting underway with a project using a Coldfire (5206e). RTEMS
> looks like it might work well for us, so I'm trying to get it running.
> The "internal peripherals" being used are:
> Will need to use one capture register for timing events approx. 1ms
> apart. A periodic 1ms (approx.) interrupt is also needed to service
> the hardware.
> External hardware is a VFD, quad UART, real time clock, and a fist full
> of latches. These are for reading hardware status and writing control
> bits. Also some shift registers.
> So I've got RTEMS code and documentation, read through some of it,
> searched the web, etc. The "Getting Started" guide has some old
> versions of software listed. Should I get the latest? Do patches
> exist? So I need:
> RTEMS 4.0.0
> compiler egcs 1.1b, 1.1.2, gcc 2.95.2, ???
> binutils 2.9.1
> newlib 1.8.2, 1.8.0, ???
> gdb 4.17, 4.18 ???
> Here are gdb patches. Should I use both?
> rtems (ftp://ftp.oarcorp.com/pub/rtems/releases/4.0.0/c_tools/)
> bdm (ftp://skatter.usask.ca/pub/eric/BDM-Linux-gdb/)
> I'm hoping that the SBC5206 BSP will give me a good starting point.
> Right now I have a 5206eLITE, which will be replaced with our own
> cpu card. Of course I'll need to write stuff for my unique I/O.
> The development platform is Linux. Pay no attention to the mail header
> behind the curtain.
> Any and all suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.
I am also working with the Coldfire and RTEMS. I have released a boot
rom for the Coldfire you can find it here :
It currently does not support RTEMS, but it will.
Chris Johns, mailto:ccj at acm.org
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