Network tasks

Thomas Dörfler Thomas.Doerfler at
Mon Aug 18 09:42:31 UTC 2008


leonp at wrote:
> Hello, all.
> All network drivers tasks (Tx/Rx daemons) are started via call to
> rtems_bsdnet_newproc(...).
> What is the reason fo this?
> Can they be started with ordniary rtems routins rtems_task_create and start?
> In paqrticular: this method forces the daemons and stack itself to have
> the same priority. Is it on purpose?

I think the main purpose is, that they are created and are holder of the 
global network semaphore, whenever the task code is run.


> Thanks alot ahead.
> Leon
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