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    SubjectRe: Rewrite Kernel
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    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 <lmb@suse.de>
    --
    Regards, Redeeman
    redeeman@metanurb.dk

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