On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 4:20 AM, Jim Lemon <j...@bitwrit.com.au> wrote: > On 01/03/2013 12:57 PM, dmccunney wrote: >> On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 7:57 PM, Jim Lemon<j...@bitwrit.com.au> wrote: >> >>> If there was a Linux kernel in which the user could turn off everything that >>> isn't in DOS, that would be a way out. >> >> If you could turn off everything that *isn't* in DOS, you might have >> fun running the Linux kernel. You run DOS in an emulator on top of >> Linux because you can't *get* DOS to run native on that hardware. >> Drivers are needed that don't exist. >> >> What you probably want is a flavor of Linux modified for use in an >> RTOS, where a user process can preempt the kernel itself. >> > Exactly. I intend to try out RTLinux at some point.