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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RE[6]: MicroKernel's
by DeepThought on Mon 21st Nov 2011 21:51 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: MicroKernel's"
DeepThought
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2010-07-17

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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