console driver on software simulator

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Wed Mar 16 12:21:40 UTC 2005

JP Bonn wrote:
> We're porting RTEMS to a software simulation of our processor.  We'd
> like to have /dev/console output go to stdout.  Is there a device driver
> to do this?  It seems like someone would have done this already but I
> didn't see  one.

The simulator BSPs use whatever magic the simulator itself provides
for console output.  This could be writing to a magic address and seeing
the character pop out on stdout or a full blown simulation of a
UART with interrupts.

What facilities like this does your simulator provide?

> Thanks,
> JP
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