When a platform is initially powered or a hard reset performed, the ABLE environment will be started, each component module will be loaded in turn. The last module loaded is the ABLE shell which will present the user with a command line interface.
ABLE has a flexible console system for its input and output
which can be configured to meet most requirements. The console
system is controlled with console command and the
Details on using the console system can be found in Chapter 5, ABLE Console
The default console operation is to use all suitable input and output devices available.
In general use the console is used to interact with the ABLE Command Line Interface. This command line interface is generally assumed for most interactions with ABLE
Example 2.1. Display after starting ABLE on EB2410ITX
This example shows the typical default output shown when ABLE is started.
selected all-wr for console write selected all-rd for console read DRAM: 128 Mb (134217728 bytes) BAST: PMU version 1.02, ID 00:01:3d:00:01:6a ABLE 2.20 Copyright 2001-2005,2006 Simtec Electronics hdb: ATAPI CDROM: TOSHIBA CD-ROM XM-7002B PIO mode 4 hdc: FUJITSU MHF2043AT: ATA PIO mode 4 hdc:Diagnosing disc drive: ok (hdc) 4GB (hd0) on ((hdc1):ext2) (hdb) Drive Empty DM9000: dm0: r1, 00:01:3d:00:01:6a int phy, link ok, 100Mbit full duplex NE2000: ne0: ISA/Generic, 00:01:3d:00:01:6b TMP101: not detected sys.autoshadow unset, automatically shadowing >