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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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