My uCsimm came with linux installed. Type 'go' in the monitor, wait for
the OS to start and login with the password uClinux. The installed build
supports networking, including NFS, telnet, and http.
If for some reason you don't have the OS in flash, you can reload it by
xmodem using monitor commands ('rx', then 'program' if I recall
correctly). You could also flash your test program this way, although it
would be painfully slow at 9600 baud (I got fatal xmodem errors at 115K
You might get the physical network going with a crossed cable. A hub
would be a better approach, though. 10 MBPS hubs are going for around
$30 these days, and will give you 4-8 ports.
Gerald Waugh wrote:
> How do I get the uCsimm and my workstation on a network, I suppose a crossed
> patch cable woud be a start.
> But, I am not sure how to get networking running on the uCsimm.
> I know on a linux system that editing /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0,
> /etc/sysconfig/network, and /etc/rc.d/rc.local then doing a
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/network stop / start will get a network running.
> Currently I am connected to the uCsimm through the serial port and the uCsimm
> comes up with a sign-on blurb and a few commands available (visualized with the
> command "help").
> This is a new uCsimm, and I don't know if there is an operating system on it or
> not. It appears that only this little 'monitor' is available.
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