Free of the shackles imposed by Red Hat Inc., maintainers of the open-source eCos real-time operating system said in mid-March that
version 2.0, now in beta, could be generally available around April 15. The new version will add an all-new bootloader with remote debugging and full
POSIX compliance, giving it the ability to run many Linux and Unix applications with just a recompile.
April 15, 2003