"Linux was used by 18 percent of embedded engineers responding
to a survey, making it tops overall among both free and commercial
OSes. Additionally, open source operating systems such as eCos,
BSD, FreeRTOS, and TinyOS were reportedly used collectively by
another five percent of respondents.
"The figures are from VDC's annual 2008 Embedded Software Market
Intelligence report. Administered via the web, the study aims to
segment results according to geographical region and vertical