[rtai] RTEMS RTAI module

Ralf Corsepius corsepiu at faw.uni-ulm.de
Mon Sep 3 05:04:31 UTC 2001

On Mon, 2001-09-03 at 03:30, Bernhard Kuhn wrote:
> Joel Sherrill schrieb:
> > 
> > I think that RTEMS can
> > be "ported" to RTAI using option 1 described below.

> >   + simple RTAI environment under VMware, plex86, etc. for
> >     testing and not crashing entire machine.
> I am not sure if VMware emulates all the hardware that
> is necessary ... never tried it myself along with
> RTAI - i'd like to hear your experiences :-)
> At least, VMware certainly won't be hard real time capable.
> Instead of plex86, have a look at boochs (forrunner
> of plex86): this is a "real" PC-emulator, basicaly
> capable of doing cycle exact emulation, means
> you could even do hard real time stimuli emulation.
> But IMHO, boochs isn't prepared for doing such kind
> of development on top of it ...
> (also boochs development stopped after merging with
> freemware to plex86, and i don't know if it is still
> possible to do full CPU emulation with plex86)
I have been monitoring bochs (!) activities for the last couple of
months without having actually used it (No time :( ), but it seems to be
back alive with having undergone major progress recently.

At least bochs is not dead, yet :) (cf.http://bochs.sourceforge.net)


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