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the maximum of tasks running in FreeRTOS

Posted by vincent on June 9, 2012
HI ;

Who know that the maximum of task running in FreeRTOS ? is it depend on the configTOTAL_HEAP_SIZE value ?
the task stack value defined in vTaskCreate functions is allocated from FreeRTOS heap or system stack or system heap ?


RE: the maximum of tasks running in FreeRTOS

Posted by Ken Pettit on June 9, 2012
Hi Vincent,

The task control block (TCB) and the task's stack space are both allocated from the FreeRTOS heap as defined by configTOTAL_HEAP_SIZE (and the specific heapX.c file included in the build). There is nothing in FreeRTOS that limits the number of created tasks except the available FreeRTOS heap space.


RE: the maximum of tasks running in FreeRTOS

Posted by Richard on June 9, 2012
In addition to Ken's helpful answer, I posted some links in your other thread.


RE: the maximum of tasks running in FreeRTOS

Posted by vincent on June 10, 2012
Hi ken and rechardbarry:

that's really useful .

thank you very much !


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