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 LinuxFr.org has an interview with Andrew Tanenbaum about MINIX' current state and future. There's some interesting stuff in there.
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DeepThought
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2010-07-17

"*hehe* not always the best technique makes the race.
Writing code for a microkernel with a clear message based interface is for most programmer a very different paradigm from what they are used to.
So, you get more guy working the old way, but it does not prove it is the better way.
BTW: Most embedded RTOSs could be seen as micro-kernels and there are a lot around. Far more then Linux installations !

Examples?
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For what now ?
* "best technique" Classic example: betamax <-> VHS
* embedded RTOS: well known ┬ÁKernel: QNX (Neutrino as kernel), others like OSE (RTOS + middle ware) or SCIOPTA (RTOS + middle ware) can IMHO also be seen as OS with ┬ÁKernel.

All those (can) have memory protection and use message passing as IPC.

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