SMP Work in Progress

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Thu Jan 30 07:27:05 UTC 2014

Hello Chris,

thanks for your feedback.

On 2014-01-30 01:58, Chris Johns wrote:
> On 24/01/2014 2:05 am, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I updated the wiki page reflecting our current SMP work in progress.
>> The implementation section gives a rough overview of the work we intend
>> to deliver in the next couple of months.  This work is carried out under
>> a contract with the European Space Agency.
> Would it be possible to provide or reference the current status of SMP in RTEMS
> is and what outstanding issues exist in the Status section at the start of the
> page ? I see each section has a status however reading the whole page and
> remembering each state is no easy task. A table with each item and the state
> would be helpful.

Ok, if time permits, then I will add this (likely not in the next four weeks).

> What will be the state of SMP in RTEMS once this work has been completed ? I
> see Future Directions however it is not clear to me what is covered and what is
> not.

The "Implementation" section covers the work we want to carry out.

> Are the SMP supported archs other than LEON going to be tested with this work ?

I will test on ARM, PowerPC and SPARC.

> I am specifically interested in the user's point of view and what existing and
> stable APIs, services and languages do not work or are unstable. I see
> improvements being made at various levels with this work and welcome it however
> it is not clear to me what the over effect is, what existing problems are being
> addressed and more importantly what remains to be done that is critical.

Ok, I will try to address this as well.

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