Subject: Re: X server as a Unix system process
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/14/1997 23:59:31
In article <>,
	"RKAMBO.IN.ORACLE.COM" <> writes:
> What could be the possible advantages and disadvantages of making the 
> X server a Unix system process just as NFS is made part of the Unix kernel?

Windows NT 3.51 did the graphics stuff in a process, 4.0 does in the kernel.
As a result of this 4.0 can be *easily* crashed by a program doing faulty
graphic operations.

Matthias Scheler