DragonFlyBSD for embededd system...
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sat Aug 14 21:46:14 PDT 2004
:On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 09:30:13 -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
:> I found comments from people describing DragonFly as a Hyrbid-OS (hybrid
:> between monolithic and pure messaging), and that is 100% correct.
:Speaking of messaging system, I am told that Mac OS X's Mach-hybrid kernel
:also uses a message based API model that supposedly causes a performance
:degradation compared to a "traditional" kernel API. Can you commment at
:all on this?
Well, if it is Mach based I am not surprised at all. Mach has a fairly
sophisticated (== heavy weight) messaging abstraction. DragonFly's
messaging abstraction is far lighter in weight.
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