Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Jun 2009 10:04 UTC, submitted by rayson
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris "The OpenSolaris Operating System has many features well suited for embedded systems now and in the future. The kernel is fully preemptable and multithreaded, it provides real-time capabilities, and the modular architecture is highly configurable. Because of these advanced capabilities, we feel there are interesting opportunities to extend OpenSolaris to new platforms, such as the ARM architecture. Therefore, we have created this project to configure the OS/Net (ON) consolidation to meet the requirements of embedded systems and to port OpenSolaris to the ARM platform." The first release of the ARM port of OpenSolaris is now available. Installation notes are available.
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OpenSolaris on ARM
by Phobos on Wed 10th Jun 2009 01:50 UTC
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To tell the truth, I don't see that much sense in an iPhone with OpenSolaris... but OTOH, OpenSolaris' FMA, multithreading and networking developments, and SMF make perfect sense on devices like PACs, moderns PLCs and routers.

I really would love to see it going that way, let's see how far can this port get!

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