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SubjectRe: Rewrite Kernel
On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 17:05, Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> Guys, gals,
> you are all missing the point.
> It is obvious that what we really need is a hand-optimized in-kernel
> core LISP machine written in >i386 assembly, then we need to port the
> rest of the kernel to run as LISP bytecode on top of that in ring1 (in
> particular the security policies).
> Of course, important privileged user-space such as glibc should be
> ported to this highly efficient non-recursive LISP machine too for
> efficiency and run on ring 2 for speed and security.
> As a further benefit, this could provide us with a stable kernel binary
> ABI via the LISP interfaces to which we could dynamically translate the
> existing kernel modules on load, for which nvidia and the binary-only
> Inifiband stack seem perfect candidates to secure industry buyin.

this is a good idea, but i doubt that anyone would dare to do that :D
> Oh, and of course this project needs to be managed via BitKeeper.
> Sincerely,
> Lars Marowsky-Brée <>
Regards, Redeeman

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