[rtems commit] doc: SMP introduction

Sebastian Huber sebh at rtems.org
Wed Dec 16 07:20:55 UTC 2015

Module:    rtems
Branch:    4.11
Commit:    8839cf674e89448280b903bfbe180eab8fc8a71e
Changeset: http://git.rtems.org/rtems/commit/?id=8839cf674e89448280b903bfbe180eab8fc8a71e

Author:    Sebastian Huber <sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de>
Date:      Wed Dec 16 06:28:48 2015 +0100

doc: SMP introduction


 doc/user/smp.t | 17 +++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/user/smp.t b/doc/user/smp.t
index 1b4849a..e42c7f7 100644
--- a/doc/user/smp.t
+++ b/doc/user/smp.t
@@ -8,6 +8,23 @@
 @section Introduction
+The Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP) support of the RTEMS @value{VERSION} is
+available on
+ at itemize @bullet
+ at item ARM,
+ at item PowerPC, and
+ at item SPARC.
+ at end itemize
+It must be explicitly enabled via the @code{--enable-smp} configure command
+line option.  To enable SMP in the application configuration see
+ at ref{Configuring a System Enable SMP Support for Applications}.  The default
+scheduler for SMP applications supports up to 32 processors and is a global
+fixed priority scheduler, see also @ref{Configuring a System Configuring
+Clustered/Partitioned Schedulers}.  For example applications see
+ at file{testsuites/smptests}.
 This chapter describes the services related to Symmetric Multiprocessing
 provided by RTEMS.

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