There are several efforts going on to get bounded responsetime and
predictablilty regarding GNU/Linux. Have a look at

http://www.realtimelinux.org

and

http://timesys.com

Hans-Olof Danielsson
Danitek AB

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bartolini, Antony (ABARTOLI)" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, June 09, 2000 9:05 PM
Subject: Re: Ada RTOS.


> I thought RTLinux's approach fixed the standard Linux
> kernel weaknesses by treating it as a low priority task
> running ontop of a hard real-time kernel. Or is there
> something else going on?
> 
> --
> Tony Bartolini
> ARINC Incorporated
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: W. Wesley Groleau x4923 [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Friday, June 09, 2000 2:36 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Ada RTOS.
> 
> 
> > Linux is not a real-time OS and ....
> >
> > Another problem area ... tasking implementation. ....
> >
> > The other drawback ...time to evaluate the scheduling database ....
> 
> OK, so Linux has problems, that's no surprise.  But it's overall a good
> system, and competing with it would be a huge challenge.
> 
> What if someone (yeah, I know, I should do it myself) were to fix a
> problem by replacing a _piece_ of Linux with a much superior equivalent
> written in Ada?
> 
> --
> Wes Groleau
> http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~wgroleau
>