January 17, 2002

ELJonline: real time and Linux, part 1

Author: JT Smith

Anonymous Reader writes "Linux is well tuned for throughput-limited applications, but it is not well designed for deterministic response, though enhancements to the kernel are available to help or guarantee determinism. So-called real-time applications require, among other things, deterministic response. In this article at ELJonline, Kevin Dankwardt examine the nature of real-time applications and Linux's strengths and weaknesses in supporting such applications."


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