[uClinux-dev] UCLINUX for PALM

HenrySimmons17 HenrySimmons17 at netzero.net
Mon Mar 3 23:21:11 EST 2003


Hello Davidm...
> Jivin HenrySimmons17 lays it down ...
> > Hello David
> > I finally got the prompt />
> > The problem was the console kept defaulting to ttyS0 and I was
> >  not using a serial console. I was using the console on the
> >  Palm m500 (CONFIG_PILOT_CONSOLE). When I added
> > the statement  : tty0:linux:/bin/sh
> > into the file: PalmIIIx/inittab
> > it worked. I then removed the statement from PalmIIIx/inittab
> > & modified the Makefile in vendors/3com/PalmIIIx as follows:
> > case "$(LINUXDIR)" in \
> >  *2.0.*) ;; \
> >  *) echo "tty0:linux:/bin/sh" >> $(ROMFSDIR)/etc/inittab ;; \
> >  esac
> > and it worked. This change also can be merge into the distro.
>
> I usually run my IIIx without the fancy console this the current setup :-)
How do you do this?

> What would be good is if you could make a vendors/3com/m500 directory that
> does exactly what you want and send it to me and I will add it in
untouched.
> Just copy the PalmIIIx directory with your mods.
OK will do.

> What would also be good is if we can make the changes needed to
PalmLoader.c
> work on all platforms.  Perhaps read the XX register first,  add some
> bits then write it ?
OK will do.

Henry




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