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SubjectRe: Binary Driver Issues
On Mon, 17 Jun 1996, Hannu Savolainen wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Jun 1996, Albert Cahalan wrote:

> How about implementing Java (or Forth) interpreter in kernel. Many device
> drivers don't have very stricht performance requirements so even
> interpreted code may work. Drivers implemented in this way will work in
> every plattform and every OS, provided that the interface is well
> designed. It's still possible to use "native" drivers whenever they are
> available.

How gross. The drivers are already taking its own sweet time by not being
preemptive. :( Slightly different approach: the supplied byte-codes are
compiled into .o form before it is compiled with or insmod into the
kernel.

Regards

Hasdi



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