Subject: Re: microkernels
To: Nathan Langford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ian Zagorskih <email@example.com>
Date: 07/02/2003 23:02:48
On Wednesday 02 July 2003 15:15, Nathan Langford wrote:
> In college, there was a lot of talk about microkernels being ideologica=
> superior to traditional monolithic kernels, but everything I've read ab=
> real-world implementations seems to point to problems with message pass=
> inefficiencies. Even so-called microkernel OS X seems to deviate great=
> from the microkernel paradigm in order to make Mach work in the real
> world. Given NetBSD's focus on technical elegance, what do people here
> think about the supposed superiority of microkernels.
Before NetBSD i worked alot with microkernel OS QNX4 and i cannot say it'=
supperior or not. Just another ideology. Every architecture has it's own=20
benefits and weak sides.
JSC Novosibirsk Geophysical Equipment Development Center.