Locked tasks

Chris Johns cjohns at cybertec.com.au
Tue Jun 3 23:49:53 UTC 2003

Angelo Fraietta wrote:
> If two tasks have the same priority and one of them goes into a locked 
> up state, such as a while loop, will the other task get scheduled again 
> if the locked task does not specifically relinquish?  What I believe is 
> happening is that my termios task is getting locked out at the write but 
> preventing my other task of equal priority to run.
> Is there a way to use timeslices so a task never gets all cpu usage?

The classic API has a timeslice option. I am not sure about the POSIX or ITRON APIs.

Check the task modes for the 'rtems_task_create' call.

  Chris Johns, cjohns at cybertec . com . au

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