how can i startup RTEMS on pc686

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Tue Jul 6 23:05:49 UTC 2004

Alireza Mahdian wrote:
> can anyone tell me what this start16.bin is doing ? is
> this the file that is suppose to startup RTEMS ? if
> not can anyone tell me how to startup rtems ?

It transitions the CPU from real to protected mode.
RTEMS does not run as a program under another OS, it
takes over the machine.  It is usually linked with
an application statically and that image booted.

On a PC, that book is often via netboot, grub,
or PXE.

> thanks
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