Integrating Micromonitor Support Into RTEMS

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Thu Jun 11 18:40:33 UTC 2009

Leon Pollak wrote:
> Here, at PLR, we happily use Micromonitor for years to run RTEMS.
> We did a BSPs called uMon_8260 and uMon860 which actually do wrapping the 
> console to uMon and include Ethernet driver.
That's interesting.  I hadn't considered pushing this farther
and providing some generic uMon drivers to help kick start
a BSP. 

Would you consider submitting those?  I think I have a bit
of an idea for a generic uMon BSP. :)
> That is...:-)
> Thanks a lot to Ed Sutter.


> On Thursday June 11 2009, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am close to having the Micromonitor application
>> support code working completely with RTEMS.  This
>> includes the "monlib" functionality which allows
>> you to utilize a LOT of functionality provided by
>> the monitor as well as Ed Sutter's "TFS RTEMS
>> Filesystem".  Micromonitor has its own file system
>> and his TFS filesystem allows you to mount this
>> and access it via monitor support.
>> The code will obviously only work on boards with
>> Micromonitor but since Micromonitor supports
>> many boards across multiple architectures and this
>> code is BSP independent, I am feeling a tug to
>> put it into CPU Kit since it only requires 1 BSP
>> method to support it.
>> The alternative is to put it in libbsp/shared and
>> make every BSP that wants to use it, add rules to
>> their
>> Any suggestions?  Thoughts?

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