Target Server - a service on the host development system which provides an interface to host tools and translates user inputs into target agent commands and target agent responses into application data.
Task - a thread with normal thread state including stack, registers, PC, but also including signal handlers, task variables, task ID and name, priority, entry point, and a number of state and inter-task communication data contained in a TCB.
Task Spinning - when a task loops where it is expected to block and wait for a resource before proceeding.
Task Wedging - when a task blocks on a resource indefinitely or is suspended or fails to loop and post a keep-alive periodically.
TCB - Task Control Block, the data structure associated with a VxWorks task which contains all task data in addition to task stack and context.
Text Segment (Code Segment) - a segment of memory used for storing the machine code associated with an application, kernel image, or boot image.
TFTP - Trivial File Transfer Protocol, a simplified FTP (File Transfer Protocol) which allows a client to download files from one known directory in a file system.