Starting Erlang

Vance Shipley vances@REDACTED
Thu Apr 25 11:06:04 CEST 2002

On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 09:42:50AM +0200, Joe Armstrong wrote:
}    The vast majority of systems seem to fetch their code from a file system
}  either local, NFS mounted or flashed.
}    init.erl has the possibility to fetch code from the net.
}    *does anybody use the -loader inet -hosts ...* stuff ?????

On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 09:57:27AM +0200, Ulf Wiger wrote:
}  We have at least discussed this option as we move towards running
}  Erlang on our device boards. A simple NFS mount might do the
}  trick, though. .....

We have been thinking along the same lines.  Erlang/OTP is well 
suited for a more distributed control architecture and we had been
planning to run some nodes embedded on cPCI peripheral cards.  In
this scenario I had thought that using the cPSB ethernet bus to load
code and do distribution was a perfect fit.


Vance Shipley
Motivity Telecom Inc.
+1 519 579 5816

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