I recently read an interesting heap article (Ref. 1) posted on embedded.com. While I largely agree with its author, Colin Walls, I thought it would be interesting to elaborate on some of his points. Heaps are becoming common in embedded systems due to growth in complexity and due to bringing in third-party software that was … Continue reading Using Heaps in Embedded Systems
smxAware was enhanced with new features to help debug issues related to the Memory Protection Unit in SecureSMX systems. These are covered here. The IAR debugger displays the MPU registers like this: RNR can be manually patched to the slot number to view, which then shows the RBAR and RASR values for that slot. A … Continue reading MPU Debugging with smxAware
An RTOS makes development easier for many projects, and it makes them more expandable, maintainable, portable, and secure. Time and cost savings result.