Linked by Norman Feske on Thu 15th Aug 2013 22:47 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes The just released version 13.08 of Genode marks the 5th anniversary of the framework for building component-based OSes with an emphasis on microkernel-based systems. The new version makes Qt version 5.1 available on the entirety of supported kernels, adds tracing capabilities, and vastly improves multi-processor support.
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RE[3]: Comment by jayrulez
by nfeske on Sat 17th Aug 2013 10:29 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by jayrulez"
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Conceptually, I see nothing that would speak against using NOVA's design on ARM. That said, there is not much incentive by the NOVA developers to bring the kernel to ARM. NOVA is developed at Intel after all.

As of now, our base-hw platform serves us primarily as experimentation ground. For example, we use it to explore ARM TrustZone, or for enabling new ARM platform quickly. At the current stage, it not as complete as Fiasco.OC or NOVA as it does not support MP, nor does it provide protection for capability-based security (yet).

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