Re: books on programming

From: Justin Mason (
Date: Wed Jan 03 2001 - 10:15:17 PST

Eugene Leitl said:

> Monolithic stuff will be a bear to port to such architectures.
> Pingpong times of measly 30 us are impossible with message passing
> that has to go through the kernel. This is quite unacceptable.

Just to pick you up on a minor point -- in QNX at least, message passing
*is* performed by the kernel.

This is probably just a terminology point though, maybe other microkernel
architectures call it something else ;)



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