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    SubjectRe: porting linux to DSP
    On Tue, 27 Jul 1999, Steve Underwood wrote:

    > Real time OSes do exist for some DSPs (e.g. SPOX), but they are _very_ much
    > specialist DSP OSes, and they ain't too pretty.

    But using a ("normal") workstation (even low end class) as a host
    for a DSP might be a solution. You can run Linux there to do all
    the OS stuff and just do "number-crunching" stuff and may be some
    little scheduling or ISRs at the DSP.

    This seems a reasonable solution to me, and there is some work in
    progress to allow linux users to take advantage of these external
    processing services a DSP offers.


    Ingo Oeser
    Feel the power of the penguin - run linux@your.pc

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