[uClinux-dev] uclinux and RTLinux / RTAI
davidm at snapgear.com
Wed Mar 12 22:41:43 EST 2003
Jivin John Williams lays it down ...
> Can anybody give me a run-down on the status of known uClinux/RTLinux
> There is a working RTLinux patch for uClinux 2.0.x, for the m68k
> Dragonball at https://courseware.vt.edu/users/binoy/4984/project1.html.
> Since then things have diverged significantly! There is now an RTLinux
> patch onto standard linux 2.4.19, with most of the changes occurring in
> /arch/i386/kernel (what a surprise!).
> The uClinux mailing list archive has some discussions from Bernard Kuhn
> about impending release of RTLinux for a later kernel version, but I
> never saw any more on it. Bernard, are you still out there? SnapGear
> and Arcturus were also potential suspects!
We (as in SnapGear) haven't played with RT-linux at all to date, so no
chance of anything coming from us in te hnear future ;-).
> Before we go and commit resources to this, can anybody cast any more
> light on the situation? Options seem to be hack vs port, ie:
> (1) Hack RTL uClinux patch 2.0.x up to work on uClinux 2.4.19
> (2) Port RTL 2.4.19 across to uClinux 2.4.19.
I would have thought 2 with reference to 1 would be the way to go.
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