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Using Shared Memory in Real-Time Linux

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Author(s)

Frederick M. Proctor

Abstract

Shared memory can be used in place of first-in-first-out queues (FIFOs) for communication between Linux operating system user processes and real-time Kernel modules. Shared memory has some features (e.g., fast access to large data structures, multiple readers) that make it more suitable than FIFOs in some systems. This documentation describes how to set up shared memory, and how to use it for consistent reading, writing, and queuing of data between user and kernel processes.
Citation
Using Shared Memory in Real-Time Linux

Keywords

Miscellaneous, real-time Linux, shared memory

Citation

Proctor, F. (1999), Using Shared Memory in Real-Time Linux, Using Shared Memory in Real-Time Linux, [online], internal:/None (Accessed February 25, 2024)
Created January 1, 1999, Updated February 17, 2017