Military Embedded Systems

Curtiss-Wright SBC adds safety-critical RTOS package from LynuxWorks


April 02, 2012

John McHale

Editorial Director

Military Embedded Systems

SAN JOSE, Calif. Officials at LynuxWorks, are providing its board support package (BSP) and DO178B Level C Artifacts for a single-board computer (SBC) from Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions. The SVME/DMV-183 SBC will make use of a new BSP that is a part of the LynxOS-178 2.2.2 real-time operating system (RTOS) release. LynuxWorks made the announcement at the Design West show last week in San Jose, Calif.

The BSP adds support for single and dual Freescale MPC7447A/7448 PowerPC processors that use AltiVec technology.

The Curtiss-Wright board can support as much as 2 GB of DDR SDRAM and with the BSP adds DO-178B Level C artifacts for the CPU Support Package (CSP), the Device Resource Manager (DRM), and the Board Support Package (BSP) components. The SBCs have 64 KB L1 cache, 1 MB L2 cache, three Ethernet interfaces as fast as Gb speed, as well as two 64-bit PMCs on independent PCI buses.

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