Embedded Linux has experienced a dramatic transformation driven by the community efforts and commercial vendors contribution. What is a measurable impact on Linux maturity and robustness by each of these factors and how it affects Tier1s engagement models with software vendors? The presentation provides an embedded industry insider's view and explains why classical Roll-Your-Own vs Commercial dilemma is no longer relevant. In the closing section discussion transitions towards Linux quality and why automated testing might be your next big thing. Practical examples of building automated test suites out of OSS components are provided along with useful statistics derived from past applications. Presentation is geared towards solution architects, project and program managers, solution analysts, supply chain managers, quality managers.