chrisj at rtems.org
Wed Mar 10 00:39:37 UTC 2010
On 3/10/2010 10:00 AM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On 03/09/2010 04:40 PM, Matt Rippa wrote:
>> Hi Joel -
>> Thanks. I was hoping for this kind of answer. I haven't used
>> rtems on this architecture before. I'd like to boot RTEMS from
>> flash if possible and use an ATA disk or PXE as backup.
> That should be possible. I assume you can install
> grub on it somehow and then just copy RTEMS onto
> that. But this is always the type of thing that is easy
> to describe and the devils in the details of implementing.
> Booting via PXE is a known quantity and easy to do.
> Booting from hard disks using grub is also.
> So it is just a matter of working out the details with
> your Flash.
The flash is connected to the IDE controller so this is an IDE disk and
supported by the standard RTEMS ATA driver. I would use grub to boot
RTEMS. It is just a matter of working out the detail.
This is a nice board.
>> The NIC is an Intel 82551IT. It's interfaced to the PCI bus
>> provided by the Tundra Tsi381 PCIe/PCI bridge.
> We would have to know the PCI Id to be sure but
> i82551 is supported in the libbsdport. I used it
> on a Winsystem board myself.
> FWIW helping work out these type of details is
> what we do using the RTEMS Application Assistance
> arrangement. Works well for solving specific issues
> on demand.
Adding Atom power management would be nice.
>> On 03/09/2010 10:58 AM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>>> On 03/09/2010 02:49 PM, Matt Rippa wrote:
>>>> Has anyone worked with RTEMS on the ISIS PC104 board from
>>>> Eurotech? http://www.eurotech.com/en/products/ISIS
>>>> We're looking into this for a new data acquisition project.
>>> Looks like just a PC with the normal PC type issues.
>>> + How do you plan to boot it? PXE?
>>> + What is the PCI Id of the NIC? Probably an Intel
>>> NIC and the libbsd port kit should support it.
>>> + The NAND flash I will leave to Chris. I think this is an
>>> issue if you want to write to the filesystem from
>>> + The GPS is special and will require some code.
>>> Nice looking board overall. But still just a PC and
>>> we just have to examine the peripherals.
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