What does Montavista Linux gives you in addition to standard Linux ?

Kurt Wall kurt.wall at timesys.com
Wed Apr 24 06:22:27 EST 2002

Speaking anonymously, LEROY Christophe told us:
> Hi,
> I thought that Montavista had really improved the realtime of Linux,
> but i've been told that Montavista has only improved realtime for threads
> and for SMP.

I guess you'd have to try it and see for yourself.

> It means it is only interesting if you have only one process per CPU, with
> a lot of threads inside it.
> Is that right ?
> If it is right, I can't see any interest of using Linux for embedded
> systems.

As someone else wrote, Montavista Linux isn't the only real-time or
embedded Linux. You might have a look at TimeSys Linux:

Kurt (not speaking for my employer)
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