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Re: Part II: Partitioning an Embedded System for Multicore Design
bjskill   1/31/2012 2:21:12 PM
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While having multiple components / micocontrollers will help break down a large and complex project into smaller, and more manageable, pieces, the addition of more components also increases the complexity of the PCB layout, an additional components in the JTAG scan chain, additional configuration management of the firmware for multiple micro's, etc.  That being said, I still agree with this technique of adding additional "brain dead" processors for managing the project complexity.

 



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