Performance Evaluation of Real-time Mechanisms for Real-time Embedded Linux

실시간 임베디드 리눅스의 실시간 메커니즘 성능 분석

  • 고재환 (서울과학기술대학교 전기정보시스템공학과) ;
  • 최병욱 (서울과학기술대학교 전기정보시스템공학과)
  • Received : 2011.12.09
  • Accepted : 2012.02.08
  • Published : 2012.04.01


This paper presents performance evaluation of real-time mechanisms for real-time embedded linux. First, we presents process for implementing open-source real-time embedded linux namely RTAI and Xenomai. These are real-time extensions to linux kernel and we implemented real-time embedded linux over the latest linux kernel. Measurements of executions of real-time mechanisms for each distribution are performed to give a quantitative comparison. Performance evaluations are conducted in kernel space about repeatability of periodic task, response time of Semaphore, FIFO, Mailbox and Message queue in terms of inter-task communication for each distribution. These rules can be helpful for deciding which real-time linux extension should be used with respect to the requirements of the real-time applications.


Supported by : 서울과학기술대학교


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