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See also the lab introduction slides.
The purpose of this assignment is to give you a chance to practice the theories about response time analysis. The assignment will be focusing on the Rate Monotonic (RM) and Fixed Priority Schedulability (FPS) analyses. It will also cover how to take into account factors like context switches, blocking and jitter in the analysis.
The assignment should be solved in groups of two or three persons. All students participating in the group shall be able to describe all parts of the solution.
The report must consist of the following:
Hand in your report to the mailbox of Xiaoyue Pan no later than Monday, 11.10., 10:00. The mailbox is located in the 4th floor of building 1.
Note: Please use a text editor or some word processor to type your solutions (i.e., no handwriting). Pictures and diagrams may be drawn by hand. Please print one-sided and use a stapler. Also, provide direct answers to the questions (i.e., don't write "see foo.fps for equation").
You find the detailled assignment description in fpscalc_assignment.pdf. Use a PDF viewer to read and print it.
Further information about how to run the tools FpsCalc is provided on the FpsCalc page. Note that the path information in the documents on that page may be out of date. The right way to call FpsCalc on the Solaris machines of the department is: