[lowrisc-dev] [gsoc-16] Draft proposal for porting xv6 to lowRISC

Shibjash Dutt sjd96bvn at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 17:24:44 GMT 2016


Hey Alex,

Thanks for the reply and the links.
I'll be sure to incorporate your suggestions into the
final version of the proposal.

Thanks,
Shibjash

On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 9:34 PM, Alex Bradbury <asb at asbradbury.org> wrote:
> On 20 March 2016 at 10:29, Shibjash Dutt <sjd96bvn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've finished a draft of my proposal to port the xv6 teaching
>> operating system to lowRISC. A plaintext version can be found at
>>
>> https://github.com/arciel/lowrisc-proposal/blob/master/proposal.txt
>>
>> I'd be glad if the lowRISC team could offer some comments and tell me if
>> any sections need clarification or further expansion.
>
> Hi Shibjash. On first read this seems like a very well put together
> proposal. You've done a good job of studying the existing source code
> structure, and I like the fact you describe documentation of the port
> as part of the deliverable. You might want to say a little more about
> yourself in the proposal - have you done any larger projects before?
> What relevant University courses have you done?
>
> I've suggested to some others who've been in touch that they might
> want to glance over some of the other xv6 ports to see if this gives
> any ideas for what you might do differently / the same.
>
> https://github.com/zhiyihuang/xv6_rpi_port
> https://github.com/david50407/xv6-rpi
> https://github.com/nullpo-head/xv6-mips
>
> Best,
>
> Alex



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