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Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd

On Thu, Feb 18, 1999 at 08:37:36PM +0000, Edward Betts wrote:
> If it had the drivers I needed I would run it. As Andy Tanenbaum
> (ast@cs.vu.nl) author of MINIX said in early 1992 - LINUX is obsolete. 
> It is a monolithic kernel you have to reboot every time you change a small
> part of it, say to correct a DOS in the tcp/ip stack. 

What about modules? Best of both worlds perhaps -- you can replace small
pieces (within reason), but you don't get the performance loss of
message passing systems like MINIX.

Many end users probably prefer the performance benefits.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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