allLinuxDevices: uClinux and Linux Set to Merge
Nov 21, 2002, 08:30 (1 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"SnapGear Inc. has announced that their core contributions to
the uClinux project are making their way into mainstream Linux.
"Mainstream Linux is about to gain the ability to go much more
deeply embedded without the need for specialized toolchains. This
new capability is due in part to the contributions of uClinux
developers world-wide, including a number of engineers working at
"Previously, Linux generally required an MMU (Memory Management
Unit) to operate. However with millions of embedded processors on
the market that lack such luxuries due to price constraints
developers have been forced to either use alternate operating
systems or seek alternatives such as uClinux..."