Re: [DEB-USER] Re: M$ licenses Unix
Am Samstag, 24. Mai 2003 05:22 schrieb Kevin McKinley:
> OTOH Linux hasn't (for most people) been a true monolithic kernel since
> kernel modules were implemented in what, 2.2?
Linux modules run in kernel space and need root privileges to get loaded and
they use a simple callback functions as interfaces whereas the 'servers' on
microkernel systems are message based, can run in user space and thus can be
loaded by regular users without root permissions, don't take the whole system
with them down when they crash and can even be distributed on other machines.
This will be the future... one day...