GMS/GPS with RTEMS (former Re: GPRS with RTEMS)?

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Fri Dec 16 13:23:55 UTC 2005

Sam wrote:
>>Sam wrote:
>>>Could any one please tell me is there any GPRS open source software
>>>compatible with RTEMS?
>>Normally GPRS is accessed using the serial interface to the phone module
>>then PPP software for networking. RTEMS supports termios for the serial
>>access and the PPP protocol.
>>Is this the type of GPRS software you are referring to ?
> I just found out I made a serious typo and mistake in typing the name, I
> really meant GSM/GPS rather. I would like to know what kind of SBC (like
> handheld small board) and software I can use for building a GSM/GPS
> application based on RTEMS. I found that  Intel® XScale™ uSBC from
> is a very efficient and powerful hardware can be
> relied on. But Microcross does not offer development tools base on RTEMS.
> What is the effort of developing GSM/GPS application based on RTEMS and
> port it over to a reliable and efficient platform like Intel® XScale™
> uSBC?

The RTEMS project provides the tools.  It is not Microcross' responsibility.

> Any other alternativies?
> Thanks
> Sam

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