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SubjectRe: Switching Kernels without Rebooting?
On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, C. Slater wrote:

> > a) we want this "sounds real good" feature
> But at least it sounds good.

And nothing wrong with that. It seems an excelent
opportunity to learn lots about every part of the

> > b) we don't know how we will do it, beyond some hand waving ideas
> We don't. We would like to change that.
> > c) we want kernel experts who know what they are doing to help us
> Quite correct

I guess there are two things to do here:

(1) analyse the general idea of what you want to achieve,
breaking it down in sub-goals which may be achievable

(2) learn about how the kernel works, you may want to go to

I won't have time to put in a project as huge and difficult
as upgrading the kernel "live", but I'll be around to try
and teach people about how the kernel works.


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However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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