[riot-devel] Riot on iot-lab

Gaëtan Harter gaetan.harter at inria.fr
Wed May 25 18:19:13 CEST 2016

On 05/25/2016 06:17 PM, Oleg Hahm wrote:
> Gaëtan,
> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 06:10:47PM +0200, Gaëtan Harter wrote:
>>>> - adding support of samr21-xpro boards as new custom nodes. Of course, I
>>>> wrote a firmware code based on RIOT for the continuous integration system
>>>> ;). But to make it fully compatible with what the CI is expecting, I had to
>>>> patch slightly the RIOT shell code by removing the echo of the input command
>>>> and the display of the prompt character ('>'). This patch is based on
>>>> compiler options (SHELL_NO_PROMPT and SHELL_NO_ECHO) which are not set by
>>>> default. Would you accept such a contribution ? (I know it doesn't really
>>>> help RIOT).
>>> Out of curiosity: what is different for the samr21-xpro nodes compared to the
>>> "regular" iotlab-m3 nodes where we don't need this patch?
>> For M3 and A8-M3 nodes, the test firmwares are written using openlab.
> thanks for the explanation. So, we're talking here actually not about the code
> that the user is supposed to run, but about the software used for internal
> tests?


>> For samr21-xpro, as it is not supported by openlab, we thought it would be a
>> good idea to write this firmware using RIOT.
> Sounds like a splendid idea to me, too. ;-)
>> In the same time it would give us a firmware compilable with platforms
>> supported by RIOT.
>> Then, adding support for any RIOT compatible board on IoT-LAB would only be
>> adding administration code.
> Cool.
> Cheers,
> Oleg
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