Chapter 17

Linux and real-time


This chapter discusses the concept of real-time programming, the importance of reliability, and the consequences of missing a scheduling deadline.


Cyclictest; deadline; latency; multiuser; time slice

You can put racing stripes on a bulldozer but it won’t go any faster.

Victor Yodaiken

We briefly reviewed the concept of real-time programming in Chapter 1, The embedded and real-time space. Let me repeat the quote ...

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