[ECOS] On Alarms...

David N. Welton davidw@dedasys.com
Wed Jan 22 18:57:00 GMT 2003


Milind Kopikare <milindkopi@yahoo.com> writes:

> 1> Are Alarms like interrupts? If so, what's the priority? I've been
> using Alarms and they seem to stop even the highest of priority
> tasks. But just curios on how it's implemented internally. Is there
> a more comprehensive doc to read up on this.

>From my reading of Anthony Massa's book (Embedded Software Development
with eCos), I get the impression that they are run at the DSR level.
The book is a good reference, but to be sure, read the code itself.
In most cases it's pretty clear.

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