OS Components

These guides explain how to use the QNX OS components.

Boot Optimization Guide

Describes optimization techniques to minimize the startup time of your system

Building Embedded Systems

Tells you how to get the OS running on your target embedded system, write an IPL, customize a startup program, etc.

Customizing a BSP

Provides guidance on modifying a reference board BSP to work with a custom board.

High Availability Framework Developer's Guide

How to build robust high-availability software running on the QNX OS.

High-Performance Networking Stack (io-sock) Instructions

Implement the QNX OS High-Performance Networking Stack and its manager, io-sock.

PCI Server User's Guide

Describes how to use the PCI server to attach and configure PCI devices.

QNX Helpers Developer's Guide

Describes how to use QNX helper functions, which include helpers that assist with logging, string conversion, and number and type sizes.

SMMUMAN User's Guide

Describes the QNX System Memory Management Unit Manager (SMMUMAN), a system memory management unit (IOMMU/SMMU) manager that uses the DMA containment and memory-management support available on supported boards.

SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface) Framework Technote

Describes how to use the APIs of the SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface) framework.

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 OS system.


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 OS runtime environment and perform system-administration tasks.

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