|Comp Sec||Camp Loc||Time Days/Date||Bldg Room||Instructor|
|LEC 001||UW U||09:30-10:20 MWF||AL 105||Martin Karsten|
|Instructor's Name||Office Location||Contact||Office Hours|
|Martin Karsten||DC 3506||mkarstenuwaterloo.ca||open door / by appointment|
For any personal matters, please email the instructor.
|Assignment||Link to Assignment||Due Date||Notes|
|A0||Polling Loop||Wed, Sep 11, 9:00am||Communication with Trains and Terminal|
|Kernel Description||Minimum Kernel Specification for K1-K4|
|K1||Kernel (Part 1)||Fri, Sep 27, 9:00am||Context-Switch, Task Scheduling|
|K2||Kernel (Part 2)||Mon, Sep 30, 9:00am||Message Passing, Name Server|
|K3||Kernel (Part 3)||Mon, Oct 7, 9:00am||Event Notification, Clock Server|
|CS||Context Switch Presentation||Mon, Oct 9 or 11||In-class Presentations|
|K4||Kernel (Part 4)||Mon, Oct 21, 9:00am||UART Servers|
|TC1||Train Control (Part 1)||Thu, Nov 7 (Demo), 9:00am||Control one train|
|Final Project - Proposal||Fri, Nov 15, 9:00am|
|TC2||Train Control (Part 2)||Thu, Nov 21 (Demo)||Control multiple trains|
|Final Project||Tue, Dec 3 (Demo)|
The final exam is scheduled by the Registrar for Monday, Dec 16, 9am - 11:30am. It will cover material from the entire course. The final exam will be given as take-home exam. 24 hours before the registrar-scheduled start time. Exam answers have to be submitted by email to the instructor at the scheduled end time (i.e., after 26.5 hours).
The final exam will be made available at this link on Sunday, Dec 15, 9am. Download requires UW authentication.
UW Final Exam Regulations
Math Faculty INC Rules
If things go wrong...
The workstations in the main room run Ubuntu Linux with access to the regular linux.student.cs environment. The workstations in the inner room run a slightly different Linux setup with a default login and are connected to grey boxes that contain the embedded ARM computers. Two of those are connected to train tracks. You can use the gtkterm terminal emulator to communicate with the ARM computer via serial interface.
IMPORTANT: A turnout solenoid must be switched off (via Command 0x20) between 100 and 500 milliseconds after it was activated!
|cross compiler (classic):||/u/cs452/public/gnuarm-4.0.2/bin/arm-elf-gcc|
|new gcc version (less tested):||/u/cs452/public/xdev/bin/arm-none-eabi-gcc|
|example code (see README):||/u/cs452/public/iotest/|
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