Posts Tagged ‘ethernet’

16 January, 2017

For many years, I would regularly be asked about networking options for embedded systems. Commonly, the query was about real time systems and how they might be connected straightforwardly. Most often, the question was “Can I use Ethernet?” This was an obvious enquiry, as Ethernet is a very well established standard. Also the hardware is widely available and competitively priced and it may be used as a vehicle for TCP/IP etc., which is familiar to many developers. The answer was never totally straightforward … Read the rest of this entry »

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  • My latest video blog is now available. I talk about the use of a memory management unit [MMU] in an embedded system
  • Embedded software article: RTOS Revealed #6 look at the additional facilities that and RTOS may offer & beyond
  • #programmingTip To maintain real time integrity, keep ISRs as short as possible - unload the real work onto a task.

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