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Customizing Windows Embedded CE 6.0 makeimg processing using batch files
The Make Binary Image tool (Makeimg.exe) calls a number of programs and batch files in the process of making the run-time image (check http://msdn.microsoft.com/e... for details). What you may not know is that makeimg checks for the existance of several batch files in %_FLATRELEASEDIR% at almost every step of its execution: this allow the developer who creates these files to perform custom build actions. The files that makeimg will call if it finds them are the following (note ......

Posted On Thursday, March 19, 2009 8:32 PM

Beware of the watchog!
Beware of the watchdog! Introduction A watchdog timer (WDT) is a timer that is able to reset a system when it elapses, recovering a hung system: resetting a system is not exactly what would you call recovering but sometimes it’s the only option. The timer must be refreshed (or fed) periodically by software to avoid the reset: if the software is not able to do it, probably the software itself is hanging so resetting the system will unblock the situation. Most embedded processors and microcontrollers ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 17, 2009 10:04 PM

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