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Re: long term support release



On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 06:51 -0700, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On Jan 28, 2008 5:21 AM, Christopher Aillon <caillon redhat com> wrote:
> > On 01/25/2008 03:21 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > I wouldn't choose Linux to control a spacecraft or a nuclear power
> > > plant, but I didn't hesitate to chose Linux to control robots in a lab,
> > > nor do I hesitate to chose Fedora to host "my personal mission's"
> > > mission-critical data" ;)
> >
> > That's just you.  Some people[1] think it's okay to let Linux control a
> > spacecraft[2].
/me wonders which cpu they are going to use.

> > [1] http://www.nasa.gov
> > [2] http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5714800202.html
> >
> 
> More than just NASA... a good many satellites from many countries (JP
> and I think 1 or 2 Euro countries)
I am aware about several of these ;)

>  and some of the planned rovers use
> linux. Though none of them have been COTS as these articles say.
c.f. http://www.rtems.org

Ralf



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