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SubjectRe: Difference between an RTOS and a OS like Linux ...
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> Could somebody tell me the difference between an RTOS and a UN*X clone like 
> Linux .?
> Why cant Linux be used to simulate an RTOS ? are there any .. ? What's the
> important
> thing about an RTOS? Can I get some help ... please ?
RT == Real Time. This means things like handling deadlines, admission
control, scheduling relative to the deadlines...I think that's the bulk
of things. There are some people, last I heard, working on real realtime
stuff (as opposed to POSIX 1.b) for Linux, look around...

Keith


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