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SubjectRe: linux kernel without file system
Philippe De Muyter wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 04:27:55PM +0200, Rogan Dawes wrote:
>> Philippe De Muyter wrote:
>>
>>> Keeping thinking about it, I now think that my 'application program'
>>> (basically a serial-to-ethernet converter) should be a kernel thread,
>>> because of the small memory constraints.
>>>
>>> The question is thus how to access the serial lines from a kernel thread.
>>>
>>> Philippe
>> If your constraints are that severe, perhaps you should be investigating
>> other solutions. e.g. eCos?
>
> I like to reuse (and contribute to) the linux drivers and kernel.
>
>> Linux doesn't ALWAYS have to be the answer :-)
>
> No ? :)
>
> Philippe
>

Ok, in that case, perhaps you should explain exactly what your
constraints are (target board, max memory/flash, etc), and maybe folks
will be able to provide more sensible answers.

Good luck!

Rogan


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