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Unable to load examples for RTEMS for GBA



Hi,

That worked! I saw my Ada hello program in VisualBoyAdvance. Wow, the
joy of seeing that hello message :)
Thanks!

On Nov 8, 2007 3:42 PM, Alan Cudmore <Alan.P.Cudmore at nasa.gov> wrote:
> I can build and run GBA RTEMS programs on the VisualBoy Advance
> emulator and on a real GBA.
> I'm using RTEMS 4.7.1.
> The emulator and real GBA don't use the EXE image, they run a .GBA
> image. The following objcopy command is used to convert the EXE to a
> GBA image for one of my applications:
>         arm-rtems4.7-objcopy -O binary --remove-section=.comment --remove-
> section=.note --strip-unneeded ../exe/cfe-core.bin ../exe/cfe-core.gba
>
> I'm not sure if the RTEMS 4.8 BSP strips the EXE this way.
>
> Alan
>
>
> On Nov 8, 2007, at 5:12 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>
> > Micronian wrote:
> >> Hi Joel,
> >>
> >> I too am using Linux (Slackware 12 :) ). I downloaded
> >> VisualBoyAdvance
> >> 1.7.1 for Linux (Linux + SDL + glibc22) from the main site.
> > Hmm.. maybe I need to download that.
> >>  I built my
> >> RTEMS and GCC based on the instructions from:
> >>
> >> http://www.rtems.com/wiki/index.php/RTEMSAda
> >>
> > I haven't tried arm/gba for Ada.  I think ARM works for
> > Ada but haven't tried it recently.  The GBA doesn't have
> > a lot of memory and that is bad for Ada but hello should
> > work if you configured RTEMS with POSIX.
> >> In addition to the EXEs under testsuite, I tried compiling a simple
> >> Ada hello program following the documentation on the RTEMSAda
> >> Wiki. It
> >> too failed with the same error.
> >>
> >>
> > I just sent you my ticker.exe as a sanity check.  Hopefully
> > it will make it through the email filters.
> >
> > You need to try some simple C examples before moving on to Ada.
> >> When I get home, I'll try BoyCott Advance.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Nov 8, 2007 12:54 PM, Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill at oarcorp.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Micronian wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>>
> >>>> I just built RTEMS 4.8 and GCC 4.2.2 using target=arm-rtems and
> >>>> selected the gba BSP. I read somewhere on the mailing list that
> >>>> it is
> >>>> possible to load the EXE files (under testsuites) in a emulator. I
> >>>> downloaded VisualBoyAdvance but when I try to load one of the EXEs
> >>>> (e.g. hello.exe) it says "Unknown file type". I don't have a
> >>>> real GBA
> >>>> to play with, so that is why I need an emulator.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> I'm on Linux and tried ticker.exe built from the CVS head.
> >>> It ran using a GBA simulator named BoyCott Advance
> >>> that I downloaded a while back.
> >>>
> >>> I have only found a MS-Windows VisualBoyAdvance version.
> >>> If you have a GNU/Linux one, I would like to know.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Can anyone shed some light? This is my first time exploring RTEMS.
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks!
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