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Internal Structure of FreeRTOS

 

CONTENTS

17.1 Task Scheduler/Context Switch

17.2 Synchronization Primitives

17.3 Porting FreeRTOS to a New Architecture

17.4 Summary

This chapter presents the internal structure of FreeRTOS [13]. It is hence related to Chapter 8, which describes the features and the applications programming interface of the same real-time operating system. It is also useful to read it together with Chapter 18, which discusses the internal structure of a couple of Linux real-time extensions.

The comparison shows how the target hardware architecture, design principle, backward compatibility, standard conformance, as well as the number and degree of sophistication of the features to be provided are all aspects that have ...

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