[time-nuts] 5370 controller topics (was: processor boards available)
paulswedb at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 17:50:05 EST 2014
I would be interested. I just re-signed up to yahoo. But frankly that was a
bit flaky. Something about you have to be invited in or checked out or
something. Never did get a response back.
On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 5:18 PM, Daniel Mendes <dmendesf at gmail.com> wrote:
> We should have a "Broadband Time-nuts" for this sort of thing. This topic
> is also of interest to me, and I have good pointers to give about how to
> implement it with minimum effort, but as the owner asked it to stop before
> I could reply i´m keeping quiet :)
> Em 02/03/2014 19:09, John Miles escreveu:
> This is actually pretty interesting to me. The questions of how to choose
>> an RTOS and how to handle power management seem to be relevant engineering
>> topics when discussing the 5370 processor boards. It's not an academic
>> question in the professional world, where certain instruments I won't name
>> are based on a BSD variant running from a CF card with no power management
>> at all. The designers of those instruments blew off the issue entirely,
>> some are suggesting here. As a result, users have to be warned explicitly
>> not to power down the box immediately after changing any parameters
>> (whatever that means), because it's been a genuine support problem for the
>> company in the past. That is not even remotely OK in my view, in either
>> amateur or professional context.
>> My own embedded design experience has mostly been with trivial 8-bit
>> applications at the low end and PC-hosted peripherals at the high end, so
>> don't have much insight into the middle ground where modern controller
>> boards running full-fledged OSes need to operate autonomously. So the
>> thread has been an educational read for me, and very much on-topic.
>> For those who don't want to deal with the thread drift, would it make
>> to set up a separate group on febo.com, Yahoo Groups, or elsewhere to
>> discuss these sorts of topics as they apply to John's 5370 work?
>> -- john, KE5FX
>> Miles Design LLC
>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-
>>> bounces at febo.com] On Behalf Of Tom Van Baak
>>> Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2014 2:31 PM
>>> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
>>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] 5370 processor boards available
>>> But we really are drifting away from the main thread.
>>> Yes, indeed. It's time to wrap up the operating system and file system
>>> tangents and get back to time & frequency.
>>> Those of you with positive suggestions for improvements of the 5370
>>> processor mod kit can email them to John Seamons directly. He has done an
>>> incredible job and the direction this thread has taken is unfortunate.
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