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Last site update Jan 14 2014

[RTOS Kernel Control]

task. h
void vTaskStartScheduler( void );

Starts the RTOS kernel tick processing. After calling the RTOS kernel has control over which tasks are executed and when.

The idle task is created automatically when vTaskStartScheduler() is called.

If vTaskStartScheduler() is successful the function will not return. The function might fail and return immediately if there is insufficient RAM available for the idle task to be created.

See the demo application file main. c for an example of creating tasks and starting the RTOS kernel.

Example usage:

void vAFunction( void ) { // Create at least one task before starting the RTOS kernel. xTaskCreate( vTaskCode, "NAME", STACK_SIZE, NULL, tskIDLE_PRIORITY, NULL );

// Start the real time kernel with preemption. vTaskStartScheduler();

// Will not get here unless a task calls vTaskEndScheduler () }

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