RTAI Installation - questions
Stienen, A.H.A. (CTW)
a.h.a.stienen at utwente.nl
Wed Aug 9 19:27:50 CEST 2006
You should only use the kernel patches which are distributed with RTAI,
and at the same time try to use the latest stable version of RTAI, as
the developments follow each other quickly. So download RTAI 3.3, which
comes with patches for kernels 2.4.31 (if I remember correctly) and some
2.6.*'s . Then get an accompanying kernel from kernel.org and start from
Perhaps a guide is useful for you:
Patricio Olguin wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I hope you can help me on this:
> I have to create an small linux distribution for a embedded industrial
> PC (PIII - 256 MB - 128MB FlashDisk). This PC will be used for Data
> Acquisition and Industrial control applications, the kernel must
> provide real-time services. In order to accomplish this, I did the
> .- I patched the kernel 2.4.21 with rtai-24.1.21-rthal5g
> .- I enabled RTAI HAL option using make menuconfig
> .- I compiled kernel using (make dep && make bzImage)
> The kernel boots fine (Network, VGA, USB, Serial Ports).
> I have some questions:
> A.- How to verify the RTAI functionality? How to know if it's working?
> B.- Some people use ADEOS and RTAI to bring real-time services. Do I
> have to use both? or is RTAI enough?.
> Next stage, I have to include more services for my embedded distribution
> (Web Server, SSH/Telnet/FTP)
> I really appreciate your comments to these questions or any suggestions
> to my adventure.
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