[rescue] Re: Being jobless
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Jul 28 18:48:59 CDT 2003
On Monday, July 28, 2003, at 01:47 PM, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
>> You're using eCos? I just ran across a book about it in Borders the
>> other day. I was in a rush so I didn't dig thorugh it. What
>> processors does it run on, do you know offhand?
> It runs on various StrongARM and XScale chips. I get the impression
> that this is the most common platform. It also runs on Sparc (although
> I haven't seen it actually run on a Sun, just on sparcs in embedded
> systems), IA-32, and PPC. And then, there is what we are currently
> using it on, or looking at using it on, Hitachi SH-3s, SH-4s, and H8s.
> There are probably more supported CPUs. That's just off the top of my
> head. eCos seems perfectly reasonable. I don't have experiences with
> any other RTOSs to compare it to though.
I've been looking at RTEMS but I haven't actually done anything with
it yet. I'm considering running it on one of my new DragonBall
designs, but the hardware isn't quite ready yet.
I wonder about LEON, the free VHDL SPARC implementation that the ESA
> If the book you saw was "Embedded Software Development with eCos" by
> Anthony J. Massa, I don't find it to be a terribly helpfull book.
That's the one. Thanks for the advice!
Dave McGuire "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL -Bill Bradford
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