Re: RTEMS book - Real-Time Systems Development with RTEMS and Multicore Processors

Juan Solano jsm at
Wed Dec 9 19:10:16 UTC 2020

Thanks Gedare,

I have experience with other RTOSes and I am looking to relate what I know with RTEMS, so the book seems like a great fit.


On Wed, 9 Dec 2020, at 4:45 PM, Gedare Bloom wrote:
> Hi Juan,
> I guess I have some experience with the book and should recommend it. For just starting out however I would strongly encourage you to begin by browsing our documentation/manuals: 
> especially begin with the User Manual.
> The book goes into great depth about some of the underlying theoretical aspects and a technical minutiae (e.g., how exception handling really works down low). It should be a thorough, comprehensive guide to someone to begin building a solid foundation or to relate what they already know about RTOS to RTEMS.
> My co-authors and I are hoping to work on a companion manual that would provide many code examples to make the topics more approachable for hands-on learners, but that will probably take a lot of time since we do this for glory and not money ;)
> Also, we'll be really grateful to hear any reviews or suggestions in case we do prepare the companion manual or a second edition. Already quite a bit of the first edition is starting to become dated due to rapid changes happening in RTEMS 5 and 6.
> Gedare
> On Tue, Dec 8, 2020 at 1:58 PM Juan Solano <jsm at> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> has anybody around here read and can recommend the recent book on RTEMS, Real-Time Systems Development with RTEMS and Multicore Processors (from Gedare Bloom and Joel Sherrill)?
>> I am starting with RTEMS and I am contemplating to buy it, but it is really expensive (170$).
>> Rgds,
>> Juan.
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