RTEMS: A beginner...

Eric Valette eric.valette at free.fr
Tue Oct 21 14:14:34 UTC 2003

Till Straumann wrote:
> Alex wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> My name is Nuno Costa, I am a computer science student, from Portugal, 
>> in the Msc degree.
>> I would like to make a research for my Msc using the RTEMS kernel...
>> This will be my first 'contact' with RTEMS.
>> I would like to receive some help from people who knows RTEMS if it is 
>> possible...
>> I would like to start from the beginning... any advices?
>> My target platform is intel 86...
>> My first doubt is: is it possible to install RTEMS kernell with a shell?
> As a hard-real time kernel, RTEMS needs complete control over your 
> machine including
> interrupts, MMU etc, hence it is not possible to start RTEMS from a 
> linux shell like bash or tcsh.
> Usually, an ELF capable bootloader is used to start RTEMS on a x86 PC. I 
> have used GRUB
> to comfortably boot RTEMS.
> If you happen to have a PC with an eepro100 ethernet card, I could 
> provide a precompiled
> binary of a generic RTEMS system...

Note that starting RTEMS via bosch emulator is very handy and avoid the 
need to reboot... I do demo like this of RTEMS on my laptop including 
chnage in the code recompilation and restart...

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