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RTLinux. It was developed by Victor Yodaiken, Michael Barabanov, Cort Dougan and others at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and then as a commercial product at FSMLabs.


Wind River Systems acquired FSMLabs embedded technology in February 2007 and made a version available as Wind River Real-Time Core for Wind River Linux. As of August 2011, Wind River has discontinued the Wind River Real-Time Core product line, effectively ending commercial support for the RTLinux product. Wind River : RTLinuxFree. Real-time operating system. A real-time operating system (RTOS) is an operating system (OS) intended to serve real-time application requests.

Real-time operating system

It must be able to process data as it comes in, typically without buffering delays. Processing time requirements (including any OS delay) are measured in tenths of seconds or shorter. Design philosophies[edit] The most common designs are: RTAI - Official Website. HowTo_RTAI_Linux. How2. RTAI. RTAI stands for Real-Time Application Interface.


It is a real-time extension for the Linux kernel - which lets users write applications with strict timing constraints for Linux. Like Linux itself the RTAI software is a community effort.