Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Nov 2011 11:25 UTC, submitted by moondevil
OSNews, Generic OSes You all know MINIX - a microkernel operating system project led by Andrew Tanenbaum. The French Linux magazine has an interview with Andrew Tanenbaum about MINIX' current state and future. There's some interesting stuff in there.
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by DeepThought on Mon 21st Nov 2011 21:51 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: MicroKernel's"
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Just to make it clear:

supervisor mode != shared memory

I just designed a system where processes run in supervisor mode and have _no_ way to interact with other processes memory or even the OS memory.

A customer of us even increased separation such, that some (supervisor) code does not even see any memory/code other than his.

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