XMOS XS-1 Context Switching (V-Threads)

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Description

Implementation of virtual threads for the XS-1. Currently a simple context switching implementation for the XMOS XS-1 architecture (Gn, Ln products). Allows a user to run low speed processes on a single thread using time sliced scheduling.

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License

BSD License

Features

  • Can initialise vThreads
  • Context switch occurs on Timer Interrupt (Time Sliced Scheduling)
  • Functions to allow atomic operations
  • Todo: Call to allocate stack space to vthread
  • Todo: Event support
  • Todo: More flexible vthread params (ports, chans, etc)
  • Todo: On demand context switch

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Intended Audience

Developers

Programming Language

Assembly, C

Registered

2010-01-31
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