Minix 3: An OS that doesn't suck -- too much.
schwa at fastmail.us
Sat May 20 08:12:29 UTC 2006
On May 20, 2006, at 3:33 AM, Matej Kosik wrote:
> Maybe advantage of Minix3 over every other operating system I know
> is, that all (but one) device drivers are in user space. This has
> many direct implications (they can be conveniently devoloped, when
> some experimental driver crashes, it does not cause the whole
> system to crash, faulty experimental drivers can be automatically
> restarted, etc.)
I seem to recall you posting to e-lang... you might be interested in
EROS (http://www.eros-os.org/eros.html)... version 2 was slated to
have drivers in user space. EROS's successor Coyotos
(www.coyotos.org) also looks interesting; I wish I had time to give
it more than a glance.
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