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Identify current task after a crash

Posted by Jack Peacock on October 4, 2007
Is there a specific global inside the RTOS where a crash handler for ARM aborts can identify which task was active when the exception occurred? Since this is a crash situation I don;t want to make any RTOS calls. The specific situation I'm trying to trace is where code jumps to non-existent memory, causing an ARM prefetch abort. The link address for the exception only tells me the bad address, not where the real error is located.
Jack Peacock

RE: Identify current task after a crash

Posted by sotd on October 4, 2007
Look at pxCurrentTCB in your debugger. This will tell you the task that is currently running.

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