Question about L4Linux
doebel at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Mon Nov 26 13:40:32 CET 2012
On Mon, 26 Nov 2012 11:52:29 +0800
OSDepend <osdepend at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Adam,
> > I want to know why we build L4Linux here on L4? Is there any
> > benefit comparing to pure Linux? It's not mandatory but it's an
> > option, giving access to device drivers, one can run all sorts of
> > Linux programs, you can have multiple of them etc.
> > Adam
> So do you think we can only run Linux programs in L4Linux but not
> directly on Microkernel or L4Re? How much effort should we take to
> port a common application to microkernel? Because i think if we can
> port APP directly on microkernel, it will get better performance than
Of course you can run applications directly on the microkernel. L4Re is
short for "L4 Runtime Environment", meaning that it provides you with a
set of interfaces to build applications on top of Fiasco.OC. These
interfaces include a C/C++ standard library amongst others.
Do you have a specific application in mind?
Dipl.-Inf. Bjoern Doebel Mail: doebel at tudos.org
TU Dresden, OS Chair Phone: +49 351 463 38 799
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