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SubjectRe: Topic for discussion: OS Design
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> crossing memory protection domains is slow, there's no way around
> it (except better hardware).

So what we really need to do is get some custom "RAM blitter" into our
hardware to do the memory copies needed for fast context switching and message
passing.

Too bad nobody on this list works at an electronics design company... ;-P

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