A Embedded Linux is changing the face of embedded development and calling into question decades-old assumptions about how to build systems with real-time requirements. This paper reviews those assumptions and details how Linux can provide a viable platform for a range of response-sensitive embedded applications.
Linux is a very unique operating system.
Linux is changing the face of embedded development. While past instances of UNIX-type operating systems were arguably inappropriate for embedded and real-time (size, speed, storage, CPU support), embedded Linux is proving itself to be scalable and sprightly enough for up to 95% of embedded developers real-time requirements. One of the main advantages of Linux over other OSs is that it is an open source operating system...