LinuxDevices.com: Identifying the Top Requirements for Embedded Linux Systems

“Embedded Linux is more and more becoming a usable and easy to
handle Linux segment. But what is the position of embedded Linux?
Where does it fit into the other embedded OS in the 32-bit market?
In this article a few thoughts on the question “Why embedded
Linux?” will be sketched out, positioning embedded Linux quite high
up on the list of first-choice embedded OS and RTOS options.

“The main challenges I believe will be to fit contradicting
demands into embedded systems — these demands are…

  • “Simple user interface vs. in depth diagnostic and
    administrative interface
  • “High level of security vs. open and simple access to the
    system via network
  • “Resource constraints vs. high system complexity and low
    response time…”


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