This document describes the main features of LynxOS®
LynxOS® is used in aeronautics and safety critical systems since it is presented as an higly dependable and fault-tolerant system.
LynxOS® is already available for a large number of processors and does its best to optimize their use, it envolves in particular very good memory management.
LynxOS® is a UNIX®/POSIX conforming RTOS. It is fully conformant with POSIX interfaces for core services (1003.1), real-time extensions(.1b), and thread extensions(.1c)
A large variety of processors are supported. Among them the most important are :
Motorola: PowerPC (PPC 601, 603, 604), PowerPC G3 (PPC 75x), PowerPC G4 (PPC 7400,7410,74xx) with Altivec Support, PowerPC IBM 405,440.
Intel: x86(IA-32) Architecture (and compatible).