Questions about L4 API V2

Sean sean0920 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 10:58:21 CEST 2008


Dear

Thanks for the replies.
In TUDOS wiki, it said that "In 2007 the actually supported API of Fiasco
was too disjunct with the Version 2 API, so Fiasco received its own API name
which is *L4.Fiasco*."

After browsing the fiasco website, I couldn't find the relative document
about L4.Fiasco.
Does L4.Fiasco kernel API and ABI release any reference documents?

Thanks again.

Best Regards,
Sean

On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 5:40 PM, Björn Döbel <doebel at os.inf.tu-dresden.de>wrote:

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> Sean schrieb:
> > Dear
> >
> > We are currently working on the ukernel design and survey the L4 API
> > interface.
> > For Fiasco, it is implemented on L4/V2 and L4/X.0 interfaces.
>
> That's only partially true for the latest Fiasco SVN version. We
> consider it implementing the L4.Fiasco spec, implementing L4v2 and
> several additions that have been inherited from other specs such as x0
> or have been incorporated by ourselves.
>
> > If we implement a new u-kernel by ourselves that follows the same L4 API
> > interface, will it still support the L4Env and L4Linux which will be put
> > above this u-kernel? I think this issue is reasonable.
>
> Since it is an ABI, not an API, when you implement a kernel providing
> the same ABI provided by Fiasco, you will be able to run L4Env and
> L4Linux on top, yes.
>
> Bjoern
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