L4CON with client

Peter Hanzel hanzelpeter at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 12:27:38 CET 2011


Hello.

Oki I managed to run fbtermial on L4con.
But there is one BIG 1 apperead on screen.

No I don't know how to run dash inside it.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Adam Lackorzynski" <adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de>
To: <l4-hackers at os.inf.tu-dresden.de>
Sent: Saturday, November 05, 2011 1:24 PM
Subject: Re: L4CON with client


>
> On Fri Nov 04, 2011 at 11:01:54 +0100, Peter Hanzel wrote:
>> I am trying L4Re with Fiasco.OC. I have successfuly build l4re-snapshot.
>> Now I am trying to run examples. I am always building iso images
>> with make grub2iso.
>> Now I am editing .cfgs and .list files.
>>
>> I am trying to get working L4CON. The L4Con runs okay, saying:
>> con     | Running. Video mode is 800x600 at 16.
>> con     | Ready. Waiting for clients
>>
>> Now I suppose I need some client to work with L4CON.
>> I have tried fbterminal, but it doesn't work. (Or i am missing
>> something in .cfgs)
>>
>> I have added fbterminal to run after "con", but in logs it runs
>> earlier ang log says:
>> fbdrv   | Starting server loop
>> mmag    | mapped frame buffer at 0x400000
>> fbtermin| Could not bind event IRQ
>>
>> How can I achive to get some console with for example dash running?
>
> Your configuration is having a few issues:
>  - It is starting two 'screen-multiplexers': con and mag, just use
>    one, which one does not matter, they are behaving the same.
>  - 'fbdrv_fb' gives access to the real (physical) framebuffer, i.e.
>    give it only to mag or con.
>  - Do not give any vbus-cap to fbterminal, it does not need it.
>  - To open a new console you need to create it, e.g. in the
>    fbterminal's caps: fb = mag_caps.svc:create(L4.Proto.Goos, "g=640x480")
>    (like in the original x86-fb.cfg)
> I think a good starting point is to take the original x86-fb.cfg and
> just replace the fb-spectrum program with fbterminal. Then maybe add a
> second terminal or re-add the spectrum example. Then for example replace
> mag with con (con just provides a single cap 'con').
>
>
> Adam
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