Re: UML and the Hurd
> On Mon, Jul 22, 2002 at 10:32:15PM +0200, Andreas Rottmann wrote:
> > That's a more interesting project IMO (makeing debugging and the like
> > much easier presumably). However, If you are interested in a HURD on
> > top of UN*X, I'd like to suggest a different approach: The HURD will
> > (hopefully) be ported to the L4 microkernel, which will have a
> > usermode port real soon: Udo Steinberg has ported Fiasco (an L4
> > variant) to usermode. He hasn't really published his results tough,
> > but from what i have heard, he will do so in August. I am quite
> > interested to take a look on helping porting the HURD to L4 using
> > Fiasco-UX (the said usermode L4).
> If you have arrived at L4, you can hopefully also run a Linux-based single
> server like sawmill in parallel with the Hurd on top of L4.
Of course, there are a variety of issues here. The foremost being
hardware sharing. Once that problem is solved, it should be possible
with a bit of effort.
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