Hi Thorsten,

The pilMCU is the PicoLisp interpreter itself :) To interact with it, as of the 
moment we will use UART and use a PC as terminal. But later we plan to add PS/2 
and VGA as the means to interact with the hardware interpreter, i hope this 
answer your inquiry? Thanks!


On Monday, September 22, 2014 5:29 PM, Thorsten Jolitz <tjol...@gmail.com> 

Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> writes:

Hi Alex,

>> Assuming PilMCU hardware exists and someone wants to use or program
>> it, how
>> would that look like? Where would one type the commands to manage the
>> file system (whats the PilCMU terminal/console?), how would one interact
>> with the PicoLisp REPL?
> You saw the copy/pasted session in my first post? That's exactly how you
> interact with it.

yes, but I wondered what would be the device the PicoLisp REPL runs on
in this case. 

> We have two I/O ports defined as TTY in- and output. On the real
> hardware you connect a terminal(program).


> The SSD images contain a database, with a simple file system implemented
> in external symbols. These images are generated with a normal PicoLisp
> running on a standard PC, and then transferred to the SSDs.


> I made the images so far by copying normal *.l files from standard
> PicoLisp to an "init/" directory, and edited the files so that they were
> the way we need them for PilMCU.

thanks for the info!


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