Experiential

Introduction to uClinux

As mentioned in the previous post, I’ve decided to work on μClinux kernel porting as my project in AESTE. I will briefly introduce it in this post. μClinux (Micro-Controller Linux) is a linux kernel targeted for embedded devices without memory management unit. μClinux was first implemented in DragonBall integrated microprocessor, Motorola Read more…

By cyberglory, ago
Experiential

Z: 99 Red Balloons

Some people observe that life is an uphill journey and all that matters is The Climb. I believe no such simple analogy for my career here at Aeste. You may remember that my task is to port the AEMB to QEMU and that I have successfully replicated an existing architecture Read more…

By philipzloh, ago
Experiential

Malformed XML and Tarballs.

Week 2 Day 1: So, the project decided. Its porting LLVM compiler into AEMB. Time to get the code. Should get svn version or release version? First, lets try the svn version. The error said: svn: Malformed XML: not well-formed (invalid token) Eh? What now? This must not be the Read more…

By tedxmmu, ago
Experiential

Shaiful: First week at AESTE.

Hello and good day, As part of task as an intern at Aeste, I was asked by my supervisor to regularly write blog about the task and the experience here. So, this is it. Ahmad Shaiful Amiruddin bin Taher, born in Marang, Terengganu. Final year student, BE(Hons) candidate from Faculty Read more…

By tedxmmu, ago
Experiential

Z: AEMB QEMU

Here I am, on the third day of my internship at AESTE, typing away my thoughts and recollections from the past half-week. In the background, the whirring of the air-conditioning and fan accompanies Jason Mraz and James Morrison as they prescribe that everything will be fine (if it’s broken code Read more…

By philipzloh, ago
Experiential

FreeRTOS Preemptive Kernel

This post presents the sixth and the last phase of porting FreeRTOS for AEMB processor. In the previous post, both interrupt and interrupt handling were implemented to serve the mechanism of the preemptive kernel. Although, things seemed fine and set, yet the kernel failed to work when FreeRTOS tasks were Read more…

By oiasam, ago
Experiential

FreeRTOS Tick and Tick Handling

This post represents the fifth phase of porting FreeRTOS for AEMB processor. The main concern of this phase is to get the FreeRTOS configured to demonstrate the Preemptive Multitasking. By far this phase deals with the following: Setting up the timer to generate the RTOS Tick Handling the RTOS Tick Read more…

By oiasam, ago
Experiential

Yick Hong: Introductions

I’m a final year student from Multimedia University (MMU), currently pursuing Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronics. As for my first post in AESTE’s blog, I’m sharing my experiences on job application to AESTE, and the work progress thus far. The job application to AESTE involved two stages. The first stage Read more…

By cyberglory, ago
Experiential

FreeRTOS Cooperative Kernel

In the previous post, I wrote about creating a simple FreeRTOS task. However, to demonstrate the FreeRTOS cooperative kernel, more than one task is needed. Basically when starting the FreeRTOS scheduler, an Idle task is automatically created which is an infinite loop so when the kernel starts running, it will Read more…

By oiasam, ago