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2023-11-12 12:00

Open Source License Obligations Checklists even better now

Import the checklists to other tools, create context diffs and merged lists


2023-03-01 12:00

Embedded Linux distributions

Results of the online "wish list"


2022-01-13 12:00

Phase #3 of OSADL project on OPC UA PubSub over TSN successfully completed

Another important milestone on the way to interoperable Open Source real-time Ethernet has been reached


2021-02-09 12:00

Open Source OPC UA PubSub over TSN project phase #3 launched

Letter of Intent with call for participation is now available



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13th Real-Time Linux Workshop from October 20 to 22 at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague

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Tiny Linux Project: Section Garbage Collection Patchset

Wu Zhangjin, Tiny Lab - Embedded Geeks
Sheng Yong, Distributed & Embedded System Lab, SISE, Lanzhou University, China

Linux is widely used in embedded systems which always have storage limitation and hence requires size optimization. In order to reduce the kernel size, based on the previous work of the “Section Garbage Collection Patchset”, This paper focuses on details its principle, presents some new ideas, documents the porting steps, reports the testing results on the top 4 popular architectures: ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, X86 and at last proposes future works which may enhance or derive from this patchset.