[linux-elitists] Kernel-mode Linux

Sean Neakums sneakums@zork.net
Wed Dec 11 03:43:24 PST 2002


commence  Nick 'Sharkey ' Moore quotation:

> 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?

Who says this "single thing" requires only one process to perform?

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