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SubjectRe: How innovative is Linux?

On Jun 23 2007 18:12, Torsten Duwe wrote:
>On Saturday 23 June 2007, Alan Cox wrote:
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>> A few innovations that afaik first appeared the Linux kernel
>> - Making multiple hosts appear transparently as one IP address
>> - Futex fast hybrid locking
>> - Single pass checksum fragment and send fragments in reverse order
>> - Reiserfs - very innovative design, but innovation isn't neccessarily
>> success
>> - JFFS/JFFS2 - flash wear levelled file system avoiding all the problem
>> patents
>> - Loadable modules for a non-microkernel
>
>- hotplugging

Was not Windows 95 first here?


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