Wombat OS

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Wombat Operating System
Developer National ICT Australia
OS family Embedded operating system
Initial release 2004 [1]
Latest release
Platforms x86, ARM and MIPS
Kernel type Microkernel based on L4A Pistachio and Iguana
License Proprietary

The Wombat Operating System is a high-performance virtualized Linux marketed by Open Kernel Labs, a spin-off of National ICT Australia (NICTA) - Australia’s prestigious Center of Excellence for Information and Communications Technology's Embedded, Real Time, Operating System Program.

Wombat is a de-privileged (para-virtualised) Linux running on top of L4/Iguana.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Staff. "Beta release of Kenge, Iguana and Wombat". Retrieved 2010-03-12. 

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