Hardware support for the tumult real-time scheduler

H.C. van der Bij, Gerardus Johannes Maria Smit, Paul J.M. Havinga

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    This article describes the hardware which is designed for speeding up and supporting the schedule routines of the TUMULT multi-tasking operating system. TUMULT uses a “priority running up” schedule algorithm which automatically increases the priority of a process when (part of) it must be finished before another process, with a higher priority, can run. Also the theoretical backgrounds of the schedule algorithm and properties for some classes of schedule problems are described.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)251-257
    JournalMicroprocessing and Microprogramming
    Issue number1-5
    Publication statusPublished - 1989


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