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Subject: Re: What's the status of EPICS on RTEMS?
From: "Williams Jr., Ernest L." <ernesto@slac.stanford.edu>
To: Feng Laurence <feng.laurence@gmail.com>
Cc: "tech-talk@aps.anl.gov" <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2012 20:43:29 -0800

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On Mar 7, 2012, at 20:18, "Feng Laurence" <feng.laurence@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> My lab is currently estimating the possibility of using VME machine in
> PKU-SETF as magnet power supply control. However, the hardware
> provider told us that VxWork may not be a cost-effected solution for
> labs of our scale. And as far as they know, running EPICS on  free
> RTOS such like RTEMS is not well proved. Seems I'm not familiar with
> the field, I would like to post the questions here:
> 
> 1, What's the status of EPICS on RTEMS, is it still under development
> or already ready-for-use?

RTEMS is indeed ready for use 

> 2, Is there any operating EPICS running on RTEMS on VME machine?
The most successful XFEL in the world is running on RTEMS.

The SLAC Linear Coherent Light Source uses EPICS running on RTEMS

If you want to get started with RTEMS, let us know :)

Cheers
Ernest


> 
> -- 
> Laurence Feng
> Superconducting Radio Frequency Group
> State Key Laboratory of Nuclear Physics and Technology
> Peking University, 302 Chengfu Road
> Beijing 100871 China


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