DSP DesignLine: Linux: Hype vs. Reality
Aug 01, 2006, 02:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenton Williston)
[ Thanks to Kenton Williston for this
"Linux might have gotten its start in the PC world, but it is
quickly becoming a major force in embedded applications. In the
last quarter, for example, Motorola shipped 1 million Linux-based
cell phones in China alone.
"With this kind of success story, it's no wonder that DSP
engineers are enthusiastic about using Linux. However, I think the
DSP community has gotten a little too excited about Linux. I say
it's time to ignore the hype and take a tough look at Linux..."