OS Core Components

These guides explain how to use the QNX Neutrino RTOS. If you're new to the OS, you should start with the System Architecture guide.

Document Description
Adaptive Partitioning User's Guide Describes how to use adaptive partitioning to control the allocation of resources among competing processes.
Building Embedded Systems Tells you how to get the OS running on your target embedded system, write an IPL, customize a startup program, etc.
Core Networking Stack User's Guide Describes how to use io-pkt-* for networking on QNX Neutrino.
Device Publishers Developer's Guide Provides a reference of all PPS objects written by device publishers and lists the command options you can set for publishers.
High Availability Framework Developer's Guide How to build robust high-availability software running on the QNX Neutrino realtime operating system.
Instant Device Activation How to set up a "minidriver" to start devices quickly when the system boots.
Multicore Processing User's Guide How to use symmetric multiprocessing to get the most performance possible out of a multiprocessor system.
Persistent Publish/Subscribe Developer's Guide Describes the QNX Persistent Publish/Subscribe service and its API.
QDB Developer's Guide How to set up, configure, and use the QNX database (QDB).
QNX SDP 6.6.0 BSPs Describes what's new with the QNX SDP 6.6.0 BSPs in general, and explains how to update your QNX 6.5.0 BSPs to be able to build and run them on QNX SDP 6.6.0.
System Analysis Toolkit (SAT) User's Guide Describes how you can use the instrumented microkernel to perform a detailed analysis of what's happening in an entire QNX Neutrino system.
System Architecture Describes the philosophy and architecture of the microkernel, resource managers, processes, threads, message-passing services, and more.
Technotes Deals with a series of topics, often platform-specific, that aren't covered in the basic docset.
User's Guide Explains how to use the QNX Neutrino runtime environment and perform system-administration tasks.