ARCNET is designed for what you need. ANSI standard ATA878.1
you'll see in drivers/net in the kernel tree there is a com20020.c
driver for the smc arcnet chip. But i dont know whats involved in
porting it to uClinux. this is the part:
Also, the dragonball isnt very cost effective for things like this,
you'd want to use something else, like the coldfire, arm7 or i960.
I know the mcf5206e runs at 54Mhz, has DMA and is less expensive
than the dragonball.
On Sat, Apr 15, 2000 at 12:26:48AM -0500, Peter E. Thomas wrote:
> Hello All-
> I was wondering if the ucSimm is capable of sending data out the ethernet
> port every 125 microseconds. Will I need to use the real time patches?
> Has anyone tried to use the ucSimm hardware to send data at a regaular
> fast rate like that? This will be in a system that CAN NOT allow a data
> pack to be dropped. Any ideas?
> Thanks for you time!
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