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Subject: Re: Commercial RTOS to replace vxWorks
From: Andrew Johnson <anj@aps.anl.gov>
To: john sinclair <sinclair@mail.phy.ornl.gov>
Cc: tech talk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 15:05:33 -0600
john sinclair wrote:

Are there any plans to move toward a less expensive RTOS replacement for
vxWorks? I am interested in RTEMS but would also like to be able to
use a commercial product (without having to put up with Wind River).

RTEMS is available as a commercial product - you can pay oarcorp for support if you don't want to do everything yourself. Currently that's the leading alternative to vxWorks for IOCs with real hardware interfaces, although I'm personally interested in Jaluna, an open source (but also commercially supported) derivative of ChorusOS. It shouldn't be very hard to write the OSI routines to get EPICS running on Jaluna, which provides full Posix realtime support and a choice of 3 memory models, although nobody's doing this yet. http://www.jaluna.com/


- Andrew
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