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LinuxPlanet: Hang Time for Kernel Real Time

Oct 25, 2004, 22:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ron Miller)

"Earlier this month, MontaVista released a proposal to incorporate real-time processing directly in the Linux kernel. The proposal has been met with a decidedly mixed reception, even though MontaVista could stand to lose some business if it goes through.

"Previously, MontaVista had gotten around real time limitations in Linux by providing patches, but they say this approach is expensive and in the long run manufacturers will benefit from integrated real time.

"Jacob Lehrbaum, product manager for consumer electronics at MontaVista, says that their announcement is just the first step in the process of trying to get the community to accept real time at the kernel level..."

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