Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sun 20th Feb 2011 13:20 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Now that you have an idea of where your OS project is heading as a whole, it's time to go into specifics. The first component of your OS which you'll have to design, if you're building it from the ground up, is its kernel, so this article aims at being a quick guide to kernel design, describing the major areas which you'll have to think about and guiding you to places where you can find more information on the subject.
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kernel modules
by jack_perry on Sun 20th Feb 2011 20:31 UTC
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How do loadable kernel modules enter into the micro v. monolithic kernel debate? Is it possible that a microkernel could minimize the penalty of IPC by adding these services as modules? i.e. does "micro" mean merely that the kernel remains small during runtime, or that the kernel's core codebase is small, but by loading modules it could grow?

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