FLOPS requirements

Bruce Robinson brucer at pmccorp.com
Tue Sep 27 14:48:19 UTC 2005

If the BSP your're using supports it, the timer routines may be of help:

Timer_initialize( )
Read_timer( )

These are used for timing the performance of RTEMS system calls in the test 


At 06:55 AM 9/27/2005, you wrote:
>Does anyone have advice on measuring FLOPS requirements of an existing
>application?  We are currently using a software floating point library
>and are planning to switch platforms to a micro with hardware floating
>point support.  Before we do this, we would like to have an estimate
>of our application's floating point usage.  Are the libraries to do
>this?  Is there something useful in RTEMS to help with this?
>  Thanks!
>Mark S VanderVoord
>Self-Guided Systems, LLC

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