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Date:      Sun, 13 Jul 1997 22:16:48 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Wes Peters - Softweyr LLC <softweyr@xmission.com>
To:        spowage@vault.ilt.com (mark spowage)
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: going in rom
Message-ID:  <199707140416.WAA09553@xmission.xmission.com>
In-Reply-To: <199707121524.IAA20889@vault.ilt.com> from "mark spowage" at Jul 12, 97 08:24:43 am

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Mark Spowage asked:
> is there any way to build an embedded freebsd in rom..for barebones
> functionality.

You could certainly burn the text+data segments into ROM and copy the
data segment into RAM on boot.  There are probably other operating
systems more suitable for embedded applications, however.  See
for instance the RTEMS home page at:

	http://lancelot.gcs.redstone.army.mil/rg4/rtems.html

-- 
          "Where am I, and what am I doing in this handbasket?"

Wes Peters                                                       Softweyr LLC
http://www.xmission.com/~softweyr                       softweyr@xmission.com



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