[uClinux-dev] UCLINUX for PALM

David McCullough davidm at snapgear.com
Tue Mar 4 04:23:01 EST 2003


Jivin HenrySimmons17 lays it down ...
> 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?

Serial console on ttyS0.  I load the image down at 57600,  switch to
9600 and then run PalmLoader to boot uClinux.

> > 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.

Thanks,

> > 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.

I don't know if it's possible so don't beat your head on it ;-)

Cheers,
Davidm

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