Enhancing the Real-Time Capability of the Linux Kernel

@inproceedings{Wang1998EnhancingTR,
  title={Enhancing the Real-Time Capability of the Linux Kernel},
  author={Yu-Chung Wang and Kwei-Jay Lin},
  booktitle={RTCSA},
  year={1998}
}
Linux has become one of the most popular UNIX operating systems. Commercial support for Linux and adoption of Linux in real world applications have now started to emerge. Some of the applications have strict real-time requirements. In this paper, we discuss how to make Linux a real-time operating system. The realtime capability is achieved by three new kernel mechanisms. We port a microtimer into the kernel. We adopt the time-driven scheduling paradigm and implement a time-driven scheduler in… CONTINUE READING
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