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Getting Started with TI-RTOS: Chapter 9—using semaphores (Hwi)

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October 6, 2019

In this video, Eric Wilbur and Scott Specker of Embedded Advantage describe the objectives, agenda, and lab goals for Chapter 9 of the Getting Started with TI-RTOS workshop. 

Chapter 9 covers these topics and answers these questions:

Where Semaphores Fit In

  • What is a semaphore in TI-RTOS?
  • How is a semaphore used in TI-RTOS?

How PEND and POST Work

  • How does Semaphore_pend() work in TI-RTOS? BIOS? SYS/BIOS?
  • How does Semaphroe_post() work in TI-RTOS? BIOS? SYS/BIOS? TI-RTOS kernel?

Object Creation

  • How do you create a semaphore statically using .cfg file? 
  • How do you create a semaphore dynamically?
  • What is a binary semaphore? What is a counting semaphore?

Lab 9 – Using Semaphores

  • How do I program semaphores coming from an HWI to unblock a Task?
  • How does Semaphore_create() work?
  • How do HWIs work?
  • How do you use TI Drivers and callback functions with TI Simplelink MCUs?

Advanced Topic – Semaphore Modes

  • What is a FIFO semaphore?
  • What is a priority-based semaphore?
  • Compare/contrast FIFO vs. priority-based semaphores

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