Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 3rd Jun 2009 19:51 UTC, submitted by Kaj de Vos
Syllable, AtheOS

Kristian Van Der Vliet has implemented asynchronous input/output. This has been tested with QEmu, which shows increased performance both due to this and the also new implementation of memory-mapped files. A development build with async I/O is already available.

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If we used a different kernel, we would have to re-implement everything we already have and then we would be at the mercy of a third party.

A software monoculture is bad. There is plenty of space for more than one kernel.

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