Accessing RTAI from Windows
Stienen, A.H.A. (CTW)
a.h.a.stienen at utwente.nl
Sat Jan 14 21:35:49 CET 2006
And, of course, just after you've mailed out the message below, you
remember the nifty little Java program 'jrtailab'. I've just tested it
and it works straight out of the box! This will do for my basic needs,
but if anybody feels like answering my questions below, feel free to do
Stienen, A.H.A. (CTW) wrote:
> After a lot of reading and with help from several members of the Comedi
> and RTAI communities, I've now got a working system, consisting of tow
> PC's; one running Linux with XFCE, Comedi and RTAI, and one running
> Windows with Matlab, Simulink and Real Time Workshop. Using some
> carefully selected shared directories, I can create the RTW models on
> the Windows machine, and then compile and run them in the same directory
> on Linux. I can connect to the running models via 'xrtailab' and change
> parameters of the fly.
> So far, so good.
> However, I would like to be able to connect to the running model from
> the Windows PC to modify some parameters. Is this possible? Two
> possibilities I can think of at the moment:
> 1) I've read about the alpha mode rtailab program, which could be run
> from a console (putty!), but can't find it in the source anymore (except
> in the README). Reading the RTAI mailing list archieve let me to believe
> that it was discontinued around 2003/RTAI 3.0. Does anybody have a
> working copy somewhere for my system (see below)?
> 2) Running the X-server on Cygwin, to run 'xrtailab' on Windows.
> However, I'm very doubtful if this will work. Has anybody got any
> experience here?
> Kind regards,
> Arno Stienen.
> My system:
> Slackware 10.2
> Kernel 2.4.27-adeos
> RTAI 3.2
> Comedi 0.7.70
> Comedilib 0.7.22
> Windows XP
> Matlab 7.0.1
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