Rtems for a space project

Massimo Tipaldi mtipaldi at cgspace.it
Mon Jan 12 10:05:13 UTC 2009

Dear Ralf,

for all the steps that I have perfomed, see my e-mails on rtems-users 
(find Massimo Tipaldi);

In particular, take a look at:
1) RTEMS/QEMU/GRUB on Windows (07 Jan 2009 11:03:52 +0100)
2) RTEMS/QEMU/GRUB on Windows (08 Jan 2009 16:49:58 +0100)

For the modifications on Makefile.inc, see
1) QEMU/GRUB: No multiboot header found (22 Dec 2008 16:22:28 +0100)
(the only difference is that RTEMS is now installed in


Ralf Corsepius ha scritto:
> Massimo Tipaldi schrieb:
>> Dear all,
>> I work for an aerospace company and my activity on RTEMS is aimed at 
>> evaluating its usage for the  on-board SW of an European Space Agency 
>> satellite.
>> Rtems has been already used in the some ESA mission (i.e. 
>> Herschel/Planck).
>> In any case, it would have been nice to use RTEMS with a Windows host, 
>> but it seems so far that it is not possible. Executable files compiled 
>> on a Windows host are not compatible with the elf/multiboot 
>> specifications (surely for what we have seen in the last weeks).
> Pardon, but this all is way too vague to be able to comment on. Which I 
> issues do you have?
>> Moreover, it would be even nice to me
>> 1) to write down this issue and to try to solve it in the next RTEMS 
>> versions or,
>> 2) if it is somehow already possible, to show the steps to generate a 
>> RTEMS application on a Windows host in an ELF format.
>> Should the Rtems community solve this issue, I'd be very grateful.
> How about you to file a PR at https://www.rtems.org/bugzilla, providing 
> an example to reproduce the issues you are referring to, such that 
> people can investigate?
> Ralf


Eng. Massimo Tipaldi
Technical Directorate
SW Principal Engineer

Carlo Gavazzi Space SpA
Via Tiengo, snc - 82100 Benevento BN - Italy
Tel: + 39 0824481733
Fax: +39 0824481730
e-mail: mtipaldi at cgspace.it

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