Re: The end of embedded Linux?

From: Shane Nay (
Date: Wed Oct 09 2002 - 23:47:25 EST

On Wednesday 09 October 2002 00:37, Alexander Kellett wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 04:27:19AM -0700, jw schultz wrote:
> <mid-sentence snip>
> > You might look into something like using the adeos
> > nano-kernel to host linux and the device controll
> > software as seperate contexts with a communications
> > interface between them.
> <snip>
> This talk of adeos reminds me of something that i'd
> "dreamed" of a while back. Whats the feasability of
> having a 70kb kernel that barely even provides support
> for user space apps and is basically just an hardware
> abstraction layer for "applications" that can be
> written as kernel modules?

eCos maybe?, vxworks, nucleus, but the first one is easiest to get
ahold of sourcewise. A redboot type build is nearish 70kB if memory
serves. (I've only played around with it once on a StrongARM chip
for kicks)

Shane Nay.
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