[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Subject Index][Thread Index]

Re: hot patching

On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 04:43:45PM +1000, Raja Subramanian wrote:
> Due to its modular design, hotpatching is easier with micro-kernel
> implementations like the Hurd. Even then, there may be seveal bugs which
> cannot be hotpatched.

Thank god, Linus doesn't read this list :)

I don't see why monolithics can't be just as modular. It's one address
space vs many address spaces issue. Not modular vs non-modular as the
80s OS papers claimed.