GSoC2016 : Providing SMP support for RTEMS
darnir at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 13:52:14 UTC 2016
On 03/07, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>On 06/03/16 19:17, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>>Sebastian may have more general SMP ideas but the initial push for
>>SMP gave us great support on a subset of BSPs and architectures and
>>left gaps on others.
>working on SMP improvements is a bit difficult currently since I will
>work in this area nearly full time in the next half a year or so. I
>hope that Darshit Shah will work on the SMP scheduler optimizations
>for the arbitrary processor affinities in GSoC 2016.
Yes, I do intend to work on providing better APA Scheduling Support for
RTEMS over the summer. The existind Priority SMP Scheduler already
supports processor affinities, but the new implementation should allow
for better schedulability. I'll send a more detailed email outlining my
thoughts and ideas soon.
>Adding SMP support to a specific BSP for an architecture that already
>supports SMP (ARM, PowerPC, SPARC) is not enough for a GSoC project.
>Even adding SMP support to new architectures shouldn't be a big deal.
>Sebastian Huber, embedded brains GmbH
>Address : Dornierstr. 4, D-82178 Puchheim, Germany
>Phone : +49 89 189 47 41-16
>Fax : +49 89 189 47 41-09
>E-Mail : sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
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>Diese Nachricht ist keine geschäftliche Mitteilung im Sinne des EHUG.
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