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IPC chicken-and-egg problem

Question asked by David Smith on May 11, 2010
Latest reply on May 15, 2010 by David Smith

I'm designing a system to use IPC among two or more copies of the same hardware running the same set of tasks. The intent is for each copy of the HW to determine its unique identity (processor number) from a database stored in a removable device, e.g. USB memory stick, prior to creating the IPC component. In other words, I want to use MQX services (USB host) to determine the processor number.


However...the processor number has to be supplied when MQX starts. So my question is, Is there a way to change the processor number after MQX starts (and before IPC is created)?