Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Real-Time Linux Primer

Filed under

Computer systems that are required to respond immediately to specific events, such as control systems in cars, airplanes, or home security systems, are based on platforms that are often referred to as "real-time operating systems" (RTOSs). However, as embedded systems make their way into many other devices, and processors generally become faster, the boundary between "real-time" and "conventional" operating systems becomes somewhat blurred, as the responsiveness requirements differ from application to application. Accordingly, there are a variety of approaches to develop "real-time" Linux.

Full Article.

More in Tux Machines

Leftovers: Software

today's howtos

Leftovers: Gaming

AntiMicro 2.6 Yields Greater Compatibility For Gamepads On Linux

AntiMicro continues to be GPLv3 licensed and works not only on Linux but also modern versions of Windows for mapping keyboard/mouse controls to a gamepad. The Linux support though remains dependent upon an X.Org Server and its libraries. Read more