Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Nov 2004 10:19 UTC
QNX I think that everyone reading OSNews will have heard at least something about QNX. You can regard this article as an introduction, but also as a review, and as a "Is-QNX-Ready-For-The-Desktop? article". To start off, I put together a short explanation of the merits of using a microkernel. Let me start off by saying that QNX Software Systems (QSS) does not aim towards the desktop with their Neutrino RTOS.
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another bonus
by int argc on Thu 18th Nov 2004 15:18 UTC

for QNX, which wasn't mentioned in this review, is that it performs surprisingly well in low-end systems, PROVIDED that they have adequate RAM. OTOH, the versions of QNX that I used (6.1 and 6.2) performed very poorly when they had to do a lot of paging. 'Course, that's what you get when you try and run Mozilla on a computer with 32Mb of RAM... ;)

I [heart] QNX and I think it would make a great "Grandma" OS because it can run on older hardware and is difficult to break.