Vol.5 No.4 (April 2015)
DSP Soft Error Detection Based on Program Control Flow Integrity Checking
In the aerospace, the single particle soft errors are more and more frequently reported in DSP and the other memory devices, which seriously impact the system running safely and reliably. Aiming at the soft error occurring in DSP program storage areas, a soft error detection method based on program control flow integrity checking is presented. Firstly, the DSP program in assembly lan-guage is divided into some basic blocks whose structure information is stored in a partition table. And then setting up check points at the end of each basic block, the program control flow error will be fund by examining the application runtime information and blocking the consistency of the information recorded in the partition table. Compared with signature-based method, the proposed method can reach almost 100% of error detection coverage and has better cross platform portability under almost the same detection efficiency and detection overhead.
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