Feb 15, 2008

  • New technical manager. See the peole page.

Nov 14, 2007

  • New S.Ha.R.K. version 1.5.4 available here, now runs on virtual machines like QEmu and VirtualBox.

Jan 17, 2007

  • New S.Ha.R.K. version 1.5.3 available here, now fully GPL compatible.

Aug 21, 2006

  • CiberMouse competition library for S.Ha.R.K. available here (RTSS 2006).

Jul 18, 2006

  • New Tracer manual draft released; documentation section restyled; experimental txt and html manual versions. See here.

Jul 17, 2006

S.Ha.R.K. RoadMap

Update 06/02/2008

A general overview of S.Ha.R.K. development.

This map shows where S.Ha.R.K. is currently going. All the ideas and projects related to S.Ha.R.K. development are here reported. These items are not currently supported in the S.Ha.R.K. distribution, you can look at the drivers and modules webpage to know the actual working features.

General project organization

- New tree with support for different architecture


* IntDrive interrupt server

- fix problems on PCs with specific chipset

* New network layer

- Porting of Etherboot drivers (support for more than 70 NICs)

- real-time drivers (3Com 3c90xb cards supported)

* USB stack

- 90% done, including host, hub, and many devices

- refine support for PWC chipset based webcam

- add support for serial/USB adapters

* Aquisition

- port of the saa7134 framegrabber driver from Linux 2.6 kernel (60% done)

- general purpose aquisition through external custom board

* Power-aware computing

- support for ACPI

* External custom boards

- Microchip dsPIC based custom board (80% done)

- wireless communication through custom board


- Makefile structure (90% done)

- Drivers and ports interface

Toward S.Ha.R.K. 2.0

- Support for XEN

- Memory protection

- ARM (XSCALE) support

- Hyper-threading support

- Dynamic module allocation and loading

If you want to join one o more developing projects, please write a mail to
tullio.facchinetti "at"

Any collaboration is welcome!!

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