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Google SoC 2009 Idea

Bassem Fahmy wrote:
>  Hi,
> I'm a software engineer from egypt. i graduated a long time ago, but 
> i'm very interested in developing for RTEMS. i have developed BSP for 
> SAM7 and working on other projects now. i wonder if it is possbile to 
> participate in Google SoC. if possible how to do it and what are the 
> ideas that need to implement. any links for this project would be great.
GSoC is exclusively students.  Google has rules posted but the
short list (from memory so check the FAQ):

+ must be enrolled on April 20, 2009
+ must be >= 18 years old on April 20, 2009

There are further rules about legal work status.  The details are


My reading is that you are not a current student and thus are
not eligible. We would be happy to work with you if you want to
take on one of the projects.  The RTEMS Project always welcomes


> Thanks,
> Bassem
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> Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 14:59:07 +0800
> Subject: Re: Google SoC 2009 Idea
> From: rayx.cn at gmail.com
> To: spsneo at gmail.com
> CC: rtems-users at rtems.com
> It would be very nice that sophisticated memory management system can 
> be introduced into RTEMS. However, this project will take a 
> comparatively long time to finish.
> Below is some links might helpful:
> MMU in LynxOS:    http://www.lynuxworks.com/products/whitepapers/mmu.php3
> VxVMI in vxworks:  
> http://www.slac.stanford.edu/exp/glast/flight/sw/vxdocs/vxworks/guide/c-vm.html
> And the implementation of MMU in LynxOS is more transparent and *ix alike.
> The tasks would involve MMU BSP for some CPUs; page based memory 
> management in the kernel; some API interface change (if any);  and the 
> memory interface (like memory map etc).  I think part of these tasks 
> would be sufficient for a Gsoc project.
> Below is the  
> 2009/2/25 Siddharth Prakash Singh <spsneo at gmail.com 
> <mailto:spsneo at gmail.com>>
>     Hi,
>     I want to contribute to RTEMS as a google soc 2009 participant. I want
>     to work on "Page Based Memory Management System".
>     I have sound knowledge of Linux Kernel Internals and also have
>     experience of Kernel Coding. I am sure I can satisfactorily complete
>     this project.
>     I just wanted comments/advice/ inputs from all other devs and
>     would-be mentors.!
>     Thanks
>     Siddharth
>     --
>     Siddharth Prakash Singh
>     http://www.spsneo.com <http://www.spsneo.com/>
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> Thanks & Best Regards!
> Ray, Xu
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