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Anatomy of Real-Time Linux Architectures

Apr 18, 2008, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by M. Tim Jones)

[ Thanks to LinucksGirl for this link. ]

"This article explores some of the Linux architectures that support real-time characteristics and discusses what it really means to be a real-time architecture. Several solutions endow Linux with real-time capabilities, and in this article I examine the thin-kernel (or micro-kernel) approach, the nano-kernel approach, and the resource-kernel approach. Finally, I describe the real-time capabilities in the standard 2.6 kernel and show you how to enable and use them.

"The following definition of real time sets the stage for discussing real-time Linux architectures..."

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