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Re: Part III: What You Need to Know About Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOSs)
Mr. E   2/1/2012 2:38:15 PM
@SimonDo: there is not deadlock when it has mutex

A: Actually, mutex is what creates the possibility of deadlock. Only with a low-priority or ill-behaved task taking a mutex and never releasing it, or with two tasks that take multiple mutexes in opposite orders, can deadlock occur. Of course, without a mutex, the shared resources will get corrupted and likely the system will fail, often spectacularly

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