December 17, 2000
A technical whitepaper on a model of real-time applications
Author: JT Smith
"A typical real-time application involves a task performing some operation within a deadline. For example: storing some data, or updating a display. The task often is designed to repeat such activities ad infinitum, beginning each iteration at the occurrence of a hardware interrupt. ... In this article, we'll discuss Linux, with respect to aiding such systems." Linuxdevices.com has the full article.