AURIX™ SMP Safety Platform

Example for an AURIX™ SMP safety platform

This solution shall meet the following main goals:
Symmetric Multi-Processing (SMP)
We want to use a single RTOS for handling the tasks on all cores.
Pre-Certified RTOS
We want to use a pre-certified real-time operating system.
Online Self-Tests
We want to use online hardware self-tests as required by the AURIX™ safety manual.
Furthermore, the solution shall meet some high-level business goals:
Space Protection Mechanism
We want to use mixed safety capabilities on all cores.
LTS for complete Platform
We want to have a long-term supported (LTS) safety platform.

Building Blocks

Flexible Safety RTOS
The Flexible Safety RTOS provides a deterministic hard real-time scheduling and is responsible for:
Scheduling application tasks
Managing task separation
Task synchronization services
Task communication services
Component Tailoring
With the component tailoring service, the system is enhanced with the features:
Symmetric Multi-Processing
Static Task Affinity
Inter-Core Communication
Infineon SafeTLib
The Infineon SafeTLib provides services for checking the hardware during application execution:
Core and Memory Checks
Peripheral and Register Checks
Supports Safety Watchdog

Architectural Overview

Architectural Overview of AURIX™ Safety Platform
Architectural Overview of AURIX™ Safety Platform
This solution scenario provides a safety RTOS with managed memory protection and operating in symmetric multi-processing mode. A collection of services provides the required hardware and software diagnostic coverage activities. The tailored RTOS is pre-certified and maintained.

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Customer References

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Application Note: AURIX™ Safety Platform
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