[ECOS] Question about binaries

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Thu Sep 28 23:33:00 GMT 2006

Gregg Levine wrote:
> Hello!
> I am planning a new project. It will as it happens to be x86 based. I
> was originally planning on having it be running a real time enabled
> example of Linux, but after coming across an add for the company
> behind eCos in the current issue of Embedded Computing Design, I
> decided to switch towards eCos for it. (Incidentally it is the August
> 2006 issue, their buyers guide.)
> Now the question: Can eCos binaries co-exist with Linux ones? Again
> this is for the X86 platform. Vendor to be decided.

Sorry, but the question doesn't make much sense.  eCos is an
embedded [operating] system and as such, it takes over the
hardware just like a Linux kernel would.

Perhaps you can explain your question a different way (if the
statement above doesn't help)

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world

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