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Can Automation Master run with Linux?


Automation Master is simulation software with high speed and strict realtime requirements. I envision running only in multi-core processors where one core can be dedicated to the real time code. I would like to know if it can be made to run with a generic linux distribution.

Can the following be done?

1. Set up a process at system level which will:

a. Detect Automation Master loaded at the user level.

b. Set up and dedicate a core for the real time component.

c. Swap the clock interrupt vector for a custom pre-handler.

2. Have a minimal clock interrupt pre-handler which:

a. Which causes an interrupt in the dedicated core.

b. Passes interrupt processing on to normal kernel handling.

Please be kind with your responses. I have not coded anything since the '90s. - Max


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