EB corbos Linux

Linux OS for automotive

Container-based Linux distribution for the automotive industry

EB corbos Linux is a container-based Linux distribution for the automotive industry . The container concept is compliant with OCI (Open Container Initiative) and solves the main challenges of dependency management between diverse applications, offers variability for customer extensions, and enables efficient maintainability. To fulfill highest safety and security requirements, EB corbos Linux is equipped with a hardened Linux kernel and root file system ensuring system integrity at all stages. Besides, EB corbos Linux integrates board support packages and specific patches for a large variety of CPU vendors.


Fully aligned with established automotive industry processes and quality standards

Container-based EB corbos Linux is prepared for fully verified application and kernel updates during project and vehicle life cycle.

Verified and tested via industry-leading standard test suites

EB corbos Linux is suitable to use extensive Linux test suites, e.g. the test suites from the Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL).

Optimized operating system for high-performance computing

The EB corbos Linux base distribution package is designed for fast boot times and early availability of system functions required for typical automotive applications.

Details and features of our Linux OS for automotive

  • Safety-enabled Linux environment
    EB corbos Linux provides monitoring mechanisms to ensure the correct control flow and scheduling of safety-related application software.
  • Container-based Linux distribution
    The EB corbos Linux core package integrates a system-based start-up with activated container management (e.g. runc, OCI).
  • Prepared to be used as POSIX OS for EB corbos AdaptiveCore
    EB corbos Linux can be fully integrated with EB corbos AdaptiveCore to provide an AUTOSAR Adaptive Platform.
  • Optimized usage with EB corbos Hypervisor (e.g. start-up time)
    EB corbos Linux can be fully integrated with EB corbos Hypervisor.
  • Latest Linux security measures implemented

    Full support of kernel’s security features, such as kernel address space layout randomization (KASLR), security-enhanced Linux (SELinux), and self-verifying file systems (dm-verity), minimal trusted computing base (TCB) by providing just as much as you need to bring up the system, integrated in and compatible with Elektrobit’s security solutions (e.g. hardware secure module).

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