[linux-elitists] Kernel-mode Linux

Nick 'Sharkey' Moore sharkey@zoic.org
Wed Dec 11 03:33:16 PST 2002


On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 11:26:04AM +0200, Gilad Ben-Yossef wrote:
> 
> This may sound crazy for desktop/server systems but for embedded devices
> it might be very useful - in many embedded systems where the machine is
> only doing a single thing anyway you might be willing to sacrifice the
> protection for performance.

So, remind me, why are we embedding a multi-user time-sharing
preemptive-multi-tasking Unix-ish OS in such a device anyway?

-----sharks



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