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authorSebastian Huber <>2015-09-03 10:27:16 +0200
committerSebastian Huber <>2015-09-04 13:26:17 +0200
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importance of an element in a set of items. RTEMS uses priority
to determine which task should execute.
+@item priority boosting
+A simple approach to extend the priority inheritance protocol for clustered
+scheduling is @dfn{priority boosting}. In case a mutex is owned by a task of
+another cluster, then the priority of the owner task is raised to an
+artificially high priority, the pseudo-interrupt priority.
@item priority inheritance
An algorithm that calls for
the lower priority task holding a resource to have its priority