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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

Real Time Linux Workshops

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Eleventh Real-Time Linux Workshop on September 28 to 30, in Dresden, Germany

Announcement - Hotels - Agenda - Paper Abstracts - Presentations - Registration - Abstract Submission - Xenomai User Meeting - Sponsors


Joint Opportunities for Real-Time Linux and Real-Time Systems Research

Bjoern Brandeburg, University of North Carolina
Jim Anderson, University of North Carolina

Based on lessons learned in developing and maintaining LITMUS^RT, arguments in favor of an intensified collaboration between the academic and the open-source real-time communities are presented, and several ways in which ongoing efforts in these two communities may benefit each other are outlined.

Some (unfortunately) commonly-encountered sources of friction and mutual misconceptions, which result from differing backgrounds and objectives in these two communities, are exposed, with the goal of finding common ground.

Further, a “wish list” is presented of possible additions and changes to PREEMPT-RT that would enhance Linux’s viability as the “platform of choice” for real-time-systems research. These improvements are substantiated by examining the implementation requirements of EDF-HSB, a candidate algorithm for earliest-deadline-first (EDF) scheduling support in Linux that integrates hard and soft real-time guarantees as well as best-effort scheduling with bandwidth reservations.