[ILUG] Windows 98 Replacement?
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Mar 7 00:06:41 GMT 2005
Quoting Bryan O'Donoghue (typedef at eircom.net):
> For shame : Graphics drivers in ring zero.
The point is that it was avoidable.
> Thank god in Linux/BSD land we run our file system drivers, network
> drivers, schedulers, ... in userspace...
The point is that _some_ of this is not. But thank you for raising the
matter of filesystem (and block-device) drivers: Increasingly, we _are_
starting to see measures to have these in userspace, specifically to
protect core system functionality against problems in their code.
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