MVME162 BSP Status - Fixed

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Sat Nov 5 20:59:56 UTC 2011

Awesome! Please file a report with patch via Bugzlla ( for review and merger.


"Hoover, Victor P CTR NAVAIR, AIR" <victor.hoover.ctr at> wrote:

>It looks like I've got the 162 BSP fully working now.
>Code changes needed were:
>- One line fix to char_ready() function
>- I also added a quick and dirty printk() that works through /dev/console
>  once it's initialized (now that I've fixed some other stuff I can go
>  back and modify this to also work before the console is set up).
>- Both of these had incorrect assumptions about the location of the 162Bug
>  vectors.
>- Had to add -msoft-float to CPU_CFLAGS (varies by board model)
>- Changed RTEMS_CPU_MODEL from 68040 to 68lc040 (varies by board model)
>I've test with the following programs from testsuites/samples and all ran
>- base_sp
>- capture
>- fileio
>- hello
>- loopback
>- ticker
>- unlimited (created 513 tasks)
>The paranoia example ran successfully up until it displayed the "END OF PARANOIA TEST"
>message.  After that it caused an F-Line exception.
>Now I need to get network support added to the BSP and I'll be ready to go.
>	- Vic Hoover

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