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Re: WLAN on eCos (HW/SW design)
- From: Weqaar Janjua <weqaar at yahoo dot com>
- To: larwe at larwe dot com, ecos-devel at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2004 15:01:33 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: Re: WLAN on eCos (HW/SW design)
I have a semester project on eCos and the PCM-5860 is
the only board I got! I'm also taking an individual
research study next semester in which I plan to use
gumstix(www.gumstix.com) board with wireless
extensions, gumstix does not provide an onboard
802.11x interface, just bluetooth, so I was wondering
if I could use the same daughter board, that I plan to
design for my current SBC, with gumstix; and use eCos
on it instead of linux. I want to have a better
understanding of eCos as it can be ported to different
MCUs easily and effectively as compared to uClinux.
--- "Lewin A.R.W. Edwards" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hello Everybody - I have a Advantech PCM-5860 SBC
> > (pentium based) having a PCI extension slot. I'm
> What is the reason for using eCos on such a large
> system? Linux is
> better dimensioned for such applications.
> If you are not engineering a _deeply_ embedded
> appliance, and your
> hardware platform has standardized interfaces and
> the capability to run
> a COTS OS, your life will be much easier if you go
> this route.
> -- Lewin A.R.W. Edwards (http://www.zws.com/)
> Learn how to develop high-end embedded systems on a
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