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Subject: Re: Commercial RTOS to replace vxWorks
From: "Christopher A. Larrieu" <larrieu@jlab.org>
To: tech talk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: 21 Feb 2003 16:23:21 -0500
What about QNX?  I seem to recall that it was available --like Oracle,
Qt and a growing number of other products-- free for personal use, with
a charge for commercial use.

Not my area of expertise, just an observation.

Chris

On Fri, 2003-02-21 at 16:05, Andrew Johnson wrote:
> 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
-- 
Christopher A. Larrieu
Computer Scientist, Acc. Controls Group
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility


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