MVME5500 not working with RTEMS 4.7 (CVS)

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Tue Jul 26 14:21:04 UTC 2005

Phillip Sorensen wrote:
>>> I am know having trouble running the ticker sample.  I have added  
>>> the fix from PR#773 but this does not change things.
>>> Has anyone successfully used RTEMS 4.7 with the MVME5500?  Any one  
>>> have suggestions on what to look at.
>> I'm using it but haven't updated with CVS in a long while.  I'll try  
>> to sync against CVS today.  What are you seeing?
>> Peter
> I was seeing what appeared to be no clock ticks at all.  After some
> digging, I found that the initialization code for the clockIrqData
> structure that sets up the clock ISR in the
> c/src/lib/libbsp/powerpc/shared/clock/p_clock.c file was commented out
> in CVS sometime in May or June.  After re-enabling the initialization of
> this structure things worked.

Can you get this patch to Eric Norum so he can review and commit it?


> Phil

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