Isembard-OS

A tiny ARM kernel with a novel OO threading model

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Isembard-OS is a extremely small kernel for ARM based systems (initially the BeagleBoard).

Rather than the traditional Process/Threads approach to multi-tasking, Isembard-OS uses a concept that allows threads to move through memory maps to perform tasks.

The kernel and basic memory management code should fit in a couple of pages (i.e. about 8k) of RAM, and provide in the region of ten system calls and the ability to make secure inter-map calls to objects exported from memory maps.

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  • Tiny
  • Efficient
  • ARM
  • Object-oriented
  • Novel threading mechanism

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2012-11-07
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