LynuxWorks Announces LynxOS Support for the Intel IOP310 I/O Processor Chipset Based on Intel XScale Technology

9/10/2002 - LynuxWorksTM announced the availability of the LynxOS® real-time operating system for the Intel® IOP310 I/O processor chipset based on the Intel XScaleTM technology. The Intel IOP310 I/O processor chipset is targeted at storage, networking, communications and Internet infrastructure industries.

LynxOS is uniquely positioned to serve the operating system needs for these markets, offering the full determinism and reliability necessary for mission-critical and real-time embedded applications. In the high-performance RTOS world, LynxOS uniquely offers its users the Linux processing model, POSIX conformance and open, standard application programming interfaces (APIs), and support for sophisticated hardware features of the processors, namely MMU support.

"Porting the LynxOS product to the Intel XScale microarchitecture brings Intel's customers another robust operating system for embedded designs," said Bill Rollender, director of marketing for Intel's Storage Components Division.

"This announcement signifies another milestone in our support of Intel processors with our embedded operating systems," said Greg Rose, director of product management at LynuxWorks. "LynxOS's strengths map very well to the Intel IOP310 I/O processor chipset features, and together they provide a solid foundation for demanding embedded applications."

Pricing and Availability
LynxOS 4.0 for the Intel IOP310 I/O processor chipset will be available October 2002.

About LynuxWorks (
LynuxWorks is a world leader in the embedded software market, providing operating systems, software development products and consulting services for the world's most successful communications, aerospace/defense, and consumer products companies. Established in 1988, the company is a founding member of the real-time operating systems (RTOS) industry, and a leading participant in the Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC). LynuxWorks' headquarters are located in San Josť, California. The company's products include the open-source BlueCat® Linux® and the scalable, Linux-compatible LynxOS real-time operating system. World-class companies use LynuxWorks' products, including: 3Com, Alcatel, Boeing, Ericsson, Hewlett Packard, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Lockheed Martin, Lucent Technologies, Marconi, Mitsubishi, Motorola, NEC USA, Raytheon, TRW and Xerox.

LynuxWorks is a trademark and LynxOS and BlueCat are registered trademarks of LynuxWorks, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Intel and XScale are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

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