__/ [ Lobo ] on Monday 27 March 2006 18:41 \__
> On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 18:06:39 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
> <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>__/ [ Edwin ] on Monday 27 March 2006 18:02 \__
>>> Lobo wrote:
>>>> "LynuxWorks Achieves Historic Embedded Industry Milestone, LynxOS-178
>>>> Becomes First and only Operating System to Receive FAA Reusable
>>>> Software Component (RSC) Acceptance for Safety-Critical Software"
>>> LynxOS RTOS is not Linux, even though it does offer Linux
>>> LynuxWorks != LinuxWorks
>>> LynuxWorks? LynxOS-178® real-time operating system (RTOS) != Linux
>>While that may be true (I have not aactually checked), Linux is /definitely
>>used on board. It is usually 'hidden' behind higher-level interfaces.
> Upon further reading, it appears that their kernel is based on Unix
> and has been designed to take full advantage of open source software
> for development and deployment.
> "LynxOS RTOS 4.0 Feature List
> The world's most powerful, open-standards embedded RTOS"
That one particular UNIX variant is said to come from a guy called Lynus
Torvalds. He comes from Dnalnif.
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