DragonFlyBSD for embededd system...

Matthew Dillon 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.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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