Re: Bug#139945: ITP: prokyon3 -- a multithreaded MP3 manager and tag editor for Linux.
On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 09:01:03PM +0100, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> > I think it is clear that one major job (perhaps *the* major job) of an
> > operating system kernel is to manage access to hardware resources
> > management up to end-user applications.
> The management itself doesn't have to be in the kernel. Only the
> access control.
Not even that. The only thing that must be in the kernel is the serving of
interrupts as messages to the driver, and providing a way to get at I/O
ports (and DMA of course).
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