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can i put some code in idle task ?

Posted by vincent on July 25, 2012
hi :

I want to add seed watchdog code in idle task, does it bring other problem ?

vincent

RE: can i put some code in idle task ?

Posted by Richard on July 25, 2012
Yes you can add code into the idle, but the code must never attempt to block (call a delay function, or call an API function with a block time specified).

See http://www.freertos.org/RTOS-idle-task.html

Regards.

RE: can i put some code in idle task ?

Posted by vincent on July 26, 2012
hi :

I set configUSE_IDLE_HOOK to 1 and define void vApplicationIdleHook( void ),, then put my code in the functions , that's all job I do ?

vincent

RE: can i put some code in idle task ?

Posted by Richard Walters on July 31, 2012
Yes, that's exactly what vApplicationIdleHook is there for.


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