lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2004]   [Oct]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    From
    SubjectRe: Running user processes in kernel mode; Java and .NET support in kernel
    Date
    On Saturday 16 October 2004 15:59, Simon Kissane wrote:
    > Hi
    >
    > Having posted the below to this list, Denis Vlasenko pointed out to me
    > (in an email) that I should have said "user<->kernel" switch, not
    > context switch. Yep, my mistake. He argues that is not that big. Of
    > course its no where near as big as a context switch. But its still
    > something.
    >
    > Also, I found a website by someone who had this idea before me (and
    > unlike me, actually implemented it!).
    > "Kernel Mode Linux" by Toshiyuki Maeda
    > http://web.yl.is.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~tosh/kml/
    > Main difference is, that rather thinking in terms of Java or Mono
    > support, he is thinking in terms of another system he calls "Typed
    > Assembly Language". Same basic idea though...

    Nice page. Doubly nice considering that they have working code.

    However, it does not mention how much of a speedup they achieved.
    --
    vda

    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 14:07    [W:0.020 / U:92.232 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site