Niklaus Giger wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I just tried to get a sample test program to run under Xenomai-SOLO
> and run into this panic message:
> Xenomai/SOLO: current implementation restricts VxWorkspriority levels to 
> range [-2..0]
> looking at the code I found at taskLib.c
>> 263     {
>> 264             if (wind_prio < 0 || wind_prio > 255) /* In theory. */
>> 265                     return S_taskLib_ILLEGAL_PRIORITY;
>> 266
>> 267             if (wind_prio >= threadobj_max_prio - 1) /* In practice. */
>> 268                     panic("current implementation restricts VxWorks"
>> 269                           "priority levels to range [%d..0]",
>> 270                           threadobj_max_prio - 2);
>> 271             return OK;
> Therefore I seem to have only the option of priority 0 which is way too 
> limited.
>

No, this means there is a problem. threadobj_max_prio should be 99.

> I took a look at vxworks/testsuite/task-1.c and found that it spawns a task
> with priority 70. Calling "make check" compiled a few more files but did not 
> run
> any checks.
> 
> After calling make in vxworks/testsuite and callling ./task-1 I got the same
> error.
> 
> I am running the (unpatched) Debian kernel 2.6.24-1-686, as I just wanted to
> run some test without requiring any realtime behaviour. Reading 
> http://www.denx.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=xenomai-solo.git;a=blob;f=README
> I found the sentence "SOLO may also be used with non-PREEMPT_RT kernels, 
> likely
> for basic debugging tasks which do not involve strict real-time requirements"
> and concluded therefore that I should be able to use for my test a "normal"
> kernel.
> 
> As glibc I use the Debian lenny version 2.7-10.
> 
> Best regards
> 
> Niklaus Giger
> 
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Philippe.

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