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    SubjectRe: Difference between an RTOS and a OS like Linux ...
    > 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...


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