Kernel

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Platform Builder: Handling Noncontiguous RAM
Someone recently posted a question to the Platform Builder newsgroup (microsoft.public.windowsce... on the msnews.microsoft.com NNTP server) asking about how to set up noncontiguous RAM. Seemed like the answers were going okay until someone replied with: “Besides OEMGetExtensionDRAM function, you can also map the two separate physical memory sections into single one virtual memory in oemaddrtab_cfg.inc. From system view, it has only one memory section and the only thing you need to do is ......

Posted On Sunday, December 21, 2008 9:06 PM | Comments (6)

Windows CE: Number of Processes and Threads
Once in a while I am asked how many processes can run at any time in a Windows CE system. It is also one of my interview questions when interviewing a candidate with Windows CE experience, and the follow on question is how many threads can run at one time? Number of Processes: Then number of processes is controlled by the kernel and was changed for Windows CE 6.0 to be 32K processes. Pretty impressive, but I suspect that the limit is much smaller because on most, if not all, Windows CE systems you ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 6, 2008 10:37 PM | Comments (1)