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About Luc Perneel

Luc has more than twenty years of experience in embedded systems and real-time behavior. He is specialized in Operating Systems and interactions between hardware an software. Besides owning his company Luperco, he performs research on real-time scheduling at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).

Not all processors have atomic instructions!

Recently we were involved in improving boot-up times of a Linux based platform. We noticed that the boot-up time was much longer than expected based on the processor speed. The only way to figure out what was happening was to profile the start-up procedure. Something that is not always easy on limited embedded platforms like […]