[oclug] Thems fightin words..
Michael P. Soulier
michael.soulier at rogers.com
Wed Mar 13 23:09:48 EST 2002
On 13/03/02 Greg Franks did speaketh:
> RMS> The Hurd kernel of FSF's GNU system is more powerful than Linux
> RMS> because it is designed using a microkernel instead of a monolithic
> RMS> architecture, Stallman said.
I don't see how a microkernel could be more powerful. More robust perhaps,
since your drivers would be user-space apps and you can restart them if they
die, but the increased messaging from kernel-space to user-space should
decrease performance, not increase it, no?
Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at mcss.mcmaster.ca>, GnuPG pub key: 5BC8BE08
"...the word HACK is used as a verb to indicate a massive amount
of nerd-like effort." -Harley Hahn, A Student's Guide to Unix
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