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Configuring µC/FS Application Specifics

In a previous blog, we discussed the layout of a FAT Filesystem’s boot sector which contains the FAT tables and root directory. To re-cap, the boot sector contains the FAT Type, FAT size and Root Directory size. The larger portion … Continue reading

Published on June 28, 2019 by Michael Dean

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Uncovering Real-Time Bugs with Specialized RTOS Tools

In this three-part paper, Jean Labrosse looks at the tools specifically designed to help RTOS-based application developers deal with elusive bugs such as improperly assigned task priorities, stack overflows, starvation, deadlocks, priority inversions, and other hard-to-find issues.

Published on June 7, 2019 by Jean Labrosse

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Everything You Need to Know about RTOSes in 45 Minutes

Although it might seem complex at first glance, the concept behind a real-time operating system, or RTOS, is a fairly simple one.  An RTOS is little more than software that manages the time and resources of a CPU.  In an … Continue reading

Published on May 9, 2019 by Jean Labrosse

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Calculating UDP Throughput Using Wireshark and µC/TCP-IP

One way to gauge the performance of a TCP-IP stack or TCP-IP-based application is to calculate its throughput; that is, how many bits per second can be processed by the device from the physical layer to the application layer. One … Continue reading

Published on March 28, 2019 by Yanko Sosa

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Configuring µC/FS (Part II)

The second part of a two-part series on µC/FS configuration values. μC/FS comes with several configuration files. This article will focus on the remainder of this configuration file that wasn’t covered in Part I. It helps to ask yourself a … Continue reading

Published on March 22, 2019 by Michael Dean