RTEMS + EPICS on Motorola MVME6100 ("Beatnik")

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Tue Mar 7 07:19:30 UTC 2017

On 22/02/17 15:04, Michael Westfall wrote:
> We are using RTEMS 4.10.2 + EPICS R3.14.12.4 for the beatnik and 
> mvme2307 BSPs.
> What I've noticed is that the boot files created for the beatnik BSP 
> are more than twice the size of the boot files for the mvme2307. In 
> some cases, the boot file is too large for the "user download buffer" 
> so the tftpGet fails on startup.
> I realize that these two BSPs use different PPC CPUs (7400 vs. 604), 
> but I wonder why the great disparity in compiled file size.

I don't think the instruction set makes a big difference. I would look 
at the ELF file to figure out how the sections are placed and how big 
the are, e.g. objdump -h.

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