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LinuxDevices: Linux and Automotive: Reaching a Tipping Point

Oct 25, 2006, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Bruggeman)

"Linux has always been suspect when it comes to automotive applications.

"The general belief was that safety-critical automotive applications required a deterministic, real-time operating system. Linux just didn't cut it for telematics or under-the-hood applications. OEMs relied on proprietary OS companies for their solutions.

"Now some of that belief is grounded in fact. Consequently, Linux adoption in automotive has moved at a snail's pace..."

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