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Posted 3rd August 2020
Ladybug in sight
If debugging a Linux driver is bugging you, this 'how to' guide explains how to approach this using the function tracer within ftrace to find out what’s going on inside the kernel...
Posted 11th January 2019
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Making a Stratum 1 Linux Time Server: Part 3 We have found out in the previous two parts of this series why distributed devices might need a method to synchronise their time to a reference. One ...more
Posted 14th December 2018
In the previous article we saw that getting distributed devices to agree on the current time is hard. This article, the second in a series of three, will introduce the concept of a time server – a ...more
Posted 4th December 2018
In general, distributed devices need to agree on time in order to effectively coordinate tasks, but getting every one to tell the same time is challenging! This article, the first in a series of ...more
Posted 3rd November 2017
Binary Code
Previous articles have explained one traditional aspect of an RTOS, responsive scheduling. This article details other factors to consider when choosing to use an RTOS.
Posted 26th October 2017
All real-time operating systems have “gotchas”, even those targeted at critical applications. The most infamous is “priority inversion”. This article outlines what this is and explains how it can ...more
Posted 19th October 2017
Disabling interrupts can cripple system responsiveness. This article discusses how RTOSes minimise interrupt disabling to give the best possible response time to critical events.
Posted 12th October 2017
Starting line
In the embedded world, the use of a real-time operating system (RTOS) is commonplace, and with the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) they are becoming more so. You may be deciding to use an RTOS ...more

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An empty office and desserted Science Park
Posted 29th January 2021, By Jon O
Having started 2021 much as we ended 2020, we thought it would be good to look back to before the pandemic and reflect on how the year turned out against ...more
Higher level testbench reusing lower level components
Posted 5th January 2021, By Tom J
ITDev recently engaged with an ASIC design company. This blog outlines our verification strategy, and how our knowledge of UVM allowed us to achieve high test ...more
Ladybug in sight
Posted 3rd August 2020, By James H
If debugging a Linux driver is bugging you, this 'how to' guide explains how to approach this using the function tracer within ftrace to find out what’s going ...more
Linux penguin sending an email
Posted 19th June 2020, By Quentin D
In this final part of his blog, Quentin explains the final part of the process: submitting your changes to the Linux Maintainers.

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Posted 26th February 2021
February engagements included working on distributed optical sensing technology, consultancy for a company which builds quantum computers and not engaging with ...more
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Posted 29th January 2021
As part of our strategy to keep industry peers updated and informed, both on project progress and technical content, we will be summarising our activities on ...more
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Posted 16th December 2020
We’re not sure if we’ve mentioned this but ITDev has turned 20! Given the difficult year we’ve all been experiencing, we’ve been pleased to share this ...more
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Posted 11th September 2020
From adapting to our new working situation to recruiting new staff members and engaging new clients, it’s been a busy summer. Find out more in our latest ...more