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2015-10-07 - 19:22

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2015-10-05 12:00

Real-time Linux on the go!

Real-time capabilities of the mainline Linux kernel - also known as PREEMPT_RT patches - have a long and predominantly successful history. It is ...

2014-11-18 00:00

Linux real-time: New stable release available -

but next one depends on more support from industrial users

2014-04-09 12:00

First LCA certificate issued

Major automation provider passed OSADL License Compliance Audit

OSADL Downloads

Turn Linux into an RTOS (Project page, HOWTO)

Realtime-Preempt Kernel Patch

Tools to ensure a system's realtime capabilities (News Arrticle)

Realtime test utilities cyclictest and signaltest
Driver-to-program signal tester
Latency generator mklatency and blocksys driver
Visualize the temporal relationship of Linux tasks (News Acticle)

Run VxWorks® software under Linux (Project page)


Migrate RTDM drivers to mainline Linux (Project page, HOWTO)

RTDM-to-native project

Read and write OS-9® media under Linux (Project page, HOWTO)

RBF File System

Contributions to Linux before they went mainline (normally not needed)

Patches of the OSADL Upstream Submission Program

Sample code and implementation skeleton of the universal framework API (FAPI)

Fieldbus framework

Develop PLC-like control applications in (extended) C language (Project page, News Article)

Immediate C