I'm doing some remote testing with a cRIO-9045. I'm working on writing some Python programs that will run on the cRIO utilizing the Linux image that runs on that device. I'd like to set up a test environment so I can do programming without having an actual cRIO-9045 in front of me (the real device is in another state).
If I wanted to create a Virtual Machine (VM) that used the same Linux OS as the cRIO-9045, is that possible? Is there an ISO of the actual NI Linux R image?
If there isn't an available ISO, which Linux distro is NI Linux R based on? Or which Linux distro is the closest to the NI Linux R image?
A Google search of 'ni linux rt virtual machine' brings up a whole list of sites with tutorials. The SAS Workshop is a good one. I have not tried the Virtual Box tutorial on the CERN site. FYI - CERN does have good NI product related information on it.
I googled as well, was my first course of action, but I didn't not come across the same links...
I was able to follow those instructions, somewhat, and get a working VM. I had to use VirtualBox, not VMWare. Also, the VM resets itself after every reboot, which is somewhat frustrating. I removed the ISO image linked to the VM, and changed it to boot from disk before optical drive, but it didn't help much.
In any case, I was able to get what I needed, so I appreciate the help.