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Re: Naive newbie questions!

On Fri, 2005-12-23 at 12:50 -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <1135331744.11414.153.camel@hermes>, Gary Thomas writes:
> >There's no version number or even string - we rely on CVS versioning and
> >the dates on the files.
> Oh!  Okay, that at least explains why I can't see one.  So what's the stuff
> on the web site about "1.3.1" and "2.0" refer to?

>From time to time (rather rarely, in fact), "versions" have been 
captured from "current".  1.3.1 was customer driven while eCos was
still a project funded by Red Hat, 2.0 came just after our "split"
with them.  We're considering a 3.0 sometime [soon?], after we get
the FSF licensing issues resolved (there has been discussion about
this on this list in the past months)

> >What driver did you use for the serial port?
> Whatever the default was.

Which would be /dev/ttydiag which is a somewhat crude interface to
the diagnostic serial drivers.

> >How did you configure the system?
> ecosconfig new moab405gpr kernel
> (or whatever the name is for the TAMS.)
> Output's great; I get a reverse-video "West of House" and the intro text is
> fine, it's just input being weird.  Obviously, the next step is a great deal
> of playing around with test programs to see what's going on.  My guess is that
> some apparently rational ioctl is putting the system in an unexpected state,
> and skimming the code, I'm very distrustful of the VMIN handling.

I think you should try using the interrupt driven serial
interface, which will require some additional configuration.

I just tested this on a MOAB board; here's how I configured
the system:

  % ecosconfig new moab net
  % ecosconfig import moab_serial_config.ecm
  % ecosconfig tree

Try this and see if it helps.

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world

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