Running Linux with 2Mo of Ram.

erik.teose at erik.teose at
Fri Jun 13 03:22:41 EST 2003

>You will need some type of "execute in place", i.e. run the
>kernel and/or
>userspace applications out of ROM in order to work with 2MB of RAM.
>This type of thing is generally very board, processor and
>application specific.
>  So I don't believe there is existing (open source) code to do it.

MontaVista's "Consumer Electronics Edition" does xip (execute in place) from
rom. From what I understand, MV has been fairly good about folding their
updates back into the open source world (e.g. real time enhancements to the
kernel). Has this changed?


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