Site update: OKL hypervisor runs Linux and RTOS on Motorola’s QA4
News from Embedded Systems Conference 2009, in San Jose: “Accomplished for the first time in a commercially available phone, Chicago-based Open Kernel Labs’s mobile virtualisation solution enabled Linux and an RTOS to run side by side on a single ARM processor.”
The firm produces the ‘virtualisation’ software: code which controls access to hardware resources, allowing both the RTOS and Linux to run separately as though there were the only operating system on the processor. Such software is also known as a hypervisor.
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