Overview of Symmetric Multi-Processing 5 min
SMP Hardware Architecture 3 min
Memory Operations in SMP 3 min
Core Operations in SMP 5 min
SMP Configuration 7 min
SMP Boot Timeline 2 min
Quiz: SMP Architecture 10 min
Lab: Getting Started with SMP 20 min
Lab Solution: Getting Started with SMP 7 min
Lab: Configuring VxWorks for SMP 30 min
Lab Solution: Configuring VxWorks for SMP 10 min
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VxWorks 7: SMP Architecture
Learn about building an SMP system using VxWorks.
Multicore processors are becoming the standard format. In order to use them safely a knowledge of Symmetric Multi-Processing is essential. Other possible multicore architectures are indicated.
Using VxWorks as an example, a number of specific features required by, and used by, SMP are discussed. These include Memory operations, CPU core operations and configuration of an SMP System. The boot sequence of the configuration is discussed.
Product: VxWorks 7
Based on: SR600
Applicable for: All VxWorks 7
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