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Defining New Non-preemptive Dispatching and Locking Policies for Ada

  • Alan Burns
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2043)

Abstract

In many high-integrity applications, non-preemptive execution is preferred. This paper motivates and defines such a dispatching policy for Ada. It also describes an associated locking policy for protected objects. To deliver non-preemptive execution a new processing resource is introduced – the execution token. In addition to defining these new policies the paper also reviews how non-preemptive tasking systems can be analysed for their schedulability.

Keywords

Priority Task Preemptive Schedule High Priority Task Protected Object Ready Queue 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Burns
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  1. 1.Real-Time Systems Research Group Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of YorkUK

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