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LinuxDevices: A Comparison of Linux Alternatives for Hard Real-Time

Nov 23, 2004, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Laurich)

"This paper provides an evaluation of a number of options for creating a hard real-time system based on Linux. A hard real-time system is a system that requires a guaranteed response to specific events within a defined time period. The failure of a hard real-time system to meet these requirements typically results in a severe failure of the system.

"This work was carried out as part of an analysis to determine the suitability of using Linux in a hard real-time digital control system..."

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