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The perenial "Nuclear Power Plant" example

The perenial "Nuclear Power Plant" example

Posted Oct 21, 2004 14:23 UTC (Thu) by alext (guest, #7589)
In reply to: The perenial "Nuclear Power Plant" example by simlo
Parent article: Approaches to realtime Linux

In national power grid systems my experience is of hardware processing that feeds an event to the software which is event driven with no scheduler involved, it just sits and spins waiting to take action. That then triggers nice, very rapid hardware breakers because of the arcing problem switching that kind of voltage (K and M sizes).

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