[Haifux] an OS for your PIC

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir at cohens.org.il
Tue Jun 30 23:27:13 MSD 2009

Just two projects I rant into recently on Freshmeat and might seem a bit
more useful now after the lecture on the Arduino:



Contiki is an open source, highly portable, multi-tasking operating
system for memory-efficient networked embedded systems and wireless
sensor networks. Contiki has been used is a variety of projects, such as
road tunnel fire monitoring, intrusion detection, water monitoring in
the Baltic Sea, and in surveillance networks.

Contiki is designed for microcontrollers with small amounts of memory. A
typical Contiki configuration is 2 kilobytes of RAM and 40 kilobytes of

(And it can even use IPv6)

The second one appears to be a bit more posixish:


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