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popcornlinux

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replicated-kernel Linux-based OS

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Description

The Popcorn Linux project is exploring how to design operating system for future multi- and many-core hardware platforms, that can be Instruction Set Architecture (ISA)-diverse, based on the Linux kernel.

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Features

  • replicated-kernel OS
  • based on Linux kernel (3.2.14)
  • for high core-count SMP and clusters (heterogenous support to come)
  • supports inter-kernel process and thread migration
  • (on shared memory and non-shared memory platforms)
  • pluggable messaging layer for different transports mechanisms
  • (SMP is supported through software partitioning of hardware)

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Intended Audience

Science/Research

Registered

2014-02-14

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