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SubjectRe: Can we move device drivers into user-space?

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On 02/24/12 12:13, Greg KH wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 12:06:54PM -0500, Jidong Xiao wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
wrote:
>>>> As to "Linux isn't a microkernel", even though the debate between
>>>> Linux and microkernel have never stopped,
>>>
>>> Um, who is having such a debate? We aren't, so I don't think the debate
>>> has ever started.
>>>
>>
>> Here is the classic debate between Andrew S. Tanenbaum and Linus Torvalds:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanenbaum%E2%80%93Torvalds_debate
>
> That was 20 years ago, to assume that anyone rational was still having
> that debate today is insane.
Jidong Xiao was correct in saying that there was a debate. It continues
much like the Korean war does today.

With that said, I suggest that Jidong Xiao switch to MINIX, GNU or his
own OS based on one of the L4 kernels (SEL4 maybe?).

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