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Semaphore and mutex

Semaphore and mutex: IoT Foundations: Operating Systems Fundamentals
Semaphore and mutex: IoT Foundations: Operating Systems Fundamentals

Semaphore is a method of interprocess communication, or IPC, that indicates the status of a shared resource in order to synchronize processes or threads. Ryan introduces the principle of semaphores, the binary or counting semaphores, and their example uses. He also introduces the mutex, or mutual exclusion, concept and shows how to use them in FreeRTOS.

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