about l4linux on fiasco-UX

Adam Lackorzynski adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Sun Jul 15 12:45:34 CEST 2007

On Sun Jul 15, 2007 at 15:26:54 +0800, kashin Lin wrote:
> Hi~
> according to http://os.inf.tu-dresden.de/fiasco/ux/status.shtml,
> it says one of the differences between native fiasco and fiasco-UX is :
> Port I/O and I/O flexpages.
> so is it possible to run a multimedia application in l4linux on fiasco-UX?
> (ex: jpeg, mp3 ... etc)
> this kind of application seems that it could access hardware directly( ex:
> speaker or monitor )?

Fiasco-UX and all the L4 programs that are run in Fiasco-UX are normal
Linux user applications and thus have not more rights than any other
Linux program you are running. Directly accessing hardware is not
possible with Fiasco-UX, in the same way it's not possible to access
hardware directly as a Linux program. I hope this clarifies the

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