Availability of O/S and Drivers for CM-i686 & Baseboards

Availability of O/S and Drivers for CM-i686 & Baseboards

Covers CM-i686, SB-i686 & ATX-i686 products

CompuLab provides ready-to-run packages and support for several operating systems running on CM-i686 / SB-i686 / ATX-i686 products: Linux, VxWorks, Windows and others, including the ability to boot and run from on-board Flash Disk. The table below specifies current and planned support coverage. This page is updated on any significant change of support availability.


+Support is available (when o/s support is enabled)
[date] Support will be available on the specified date
-No support available or planned
?Support availability still undetermined
[gray]O/S is compatible with the CM-i686, but not supported by CompuLab

O/S Features Support

LinuxDOSVxWorksWin CE Win XP
Image size (MB)2-551-22-65-30100+
Flash Disk+++++
VGA / LCD+++++
Video Input+----
USB Host++-++
COM, LPT+++++
PS/2 Mouse+++++
PS/2 Keyboard+++++


  • Image size minimum and maximum values are typical. They are depend on included features and applications. Provided values assume image compression when possible. All images designed for diskless operation – the operating system can boot and run on CM-i686 using on-board Flash Disk.
  • PCMCIA support under MS-DOS require drivers for socket services, available from 3rd party.
  • PCMCIA and Ethernet are supported under MS-DOS, but not under Embedded DOS.
  • LCD panels are supported under all operating systems in standard VGA mode (640×480, 16-colors) or by specific Display Driver (for all other resolutions). Display Driver is available only for certain operating systems.
  • USB under DOS supports only storage devices.