[Oberon] Re. Active Oberon on ARM CPUs
easlab at absamail.co.za
Thu Apr 19 05:02:14 MEST 2007
I'm cross posting this to:
Subject: Active Oberon on ARM CPUs
Sven Stauber wrote To: <oberon at lists.inf.ethz.ch>:
> In about two weeks, I'm going to work again on a project which uses the
> ARM version of AOS. At that time, I will provide an image that runs on
> XScale PXA25x/PXA26x CPUs (maybe also others, I'm not sure) and the
> corresponding sources for those who are interested. I'm going to
> announce the availability of these files on this list.
Yes very interested, but this would be a much bigger task than porting
ETH-oberon or AOS to a standard PC.
Since I've resisted examining the [family of] ARM CPU[s] architecture,
I don't even know how/where a boot/reset code would run.
Apart from any AOS considerations, where would one get
documentation for the boot/load method. Which I'd want
to test, in a minimum way first.
And is your proposed system applicable to multiple hardware
configurations - yet ?
I see that linux/slackware/arm seems to be initially working
on an old [still available] arm-pc, which seems the best idea
for a development system. But the final aim must be to run
portable [minimal current consumption] device[s] ?
As a previous writer noted, porting to the 'game boy' would
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