How to run an application on l4linux
doebel at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Mon Feb 9 13:50:24 CET 2015
> Do i have to generate kernel modules and copy to my ramdisk for
> executing any linux application on l4linux? Or is there any other method ?
No, you only have to generate kernel modules if you want to load them
into the L4Linux kernel. If you simply want to run a Linux user
application on top of L4Linux all you have to do is to make this program
binary available to L4Linux, for instance by putting it onto the
ramdisk. (You can mount the ramdisk with the -o loop option as Matthias
> Regarding building kernel modules, I did the following:
> I auto.conf file, I added CONFIG_L4_BLK_DS_DRV = y
> I generated hello.ko file. Also, in its Makefile i had given L4linux
> build directory path
> In l4linux.cfg file ,I added l4bdds.add=rom/hello.ko
> I did not copy the hello.ko file into my ramdisk-x86.rd.
> But when i booted my l4linux, I couldn't find l4bdds in dev directory.My
> command was
> /# cat /dev/l4bdds
> cat:can't open '/dev/l4bdds':No such file or directory
Do you see any messages regarding L4bdds during bootup?
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