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authorThomas Schwinge <tschwinge@gnu.org>2009-02-17 01:57:35 +0100
committerThomas Schwinge <tschwinge@gnu.org>2009-02-17 01:57:35 +0100
commit7eecc9b75ce4867597f2dc404182bb04f7fe2145 (patch)
tree93339073807a7cc76d25fa6bfce2a1673c3f8fc6
parentf57755b84e4d352faab76bf7194768555a615596 (diff)
hurd/ng/resource_management_problems -> microkernel/mach/gnumach/open_issues/resource_management_problems
-rw-r--r--hurd/history/port_to_l4.mdwn11
-rw-r--r--hurd/ng.mdwn3
-rw-r--r--microkernel/mach/gnumach/open_issues/resource_management_problems.mdwn (renamed from hurd/ng/resource_management_problems.mdwn)8
3 files changed, 12 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/hurd/history/port_to_l4.mdwn b/hurd/history/port_to_l4.mdwn
index 03795dc..d4daeef 100644
--- a/hurd/history/port_to_l4.mdwn
+++ b/hurd/history/port_to_l4.mdwn
@@ -81,11 +81,12 @@ explains:
> Before Marcus and I considered [[microkernel/Coyotos]], we had already
> rejected some parts of the Hurd's design. The
-> [[ng/resource_management_problems]] were what prompted me to look at L4.
-> Also, some of the problems with [[translator]]s were already well-known to
-> us. (For a more detailed description of the problems we have identified, see
-> our [[critique]] in the 2007 July's SIGOPS OSR. We have also written a
-> forward-looking [[ng/position_paper]].)
+> [[microkernel/mach/gnumach/open_issues/resource_management_problems]] were
+> what prompted me to look at L4. Also, some of the problems with
+> [[translator]]s were already well-known to us. (For a more detailed
+> description of the problems we have identified, see our [[critique]] in the
+> 2007 July's SIGOPS OSR. We have also written a forward-looking
+> [[ng/position_paper]].)
> We visited Jonathan Shapiro at Hopkins in January 2006. This resulted in a
> number of discussions, some quite influential, and not always in a way which
diff --git a/hurd/ng.mdwn b/hurd/ng.mdwn
index fb4d742..1a27185 100644
--- a/hurd/ng.mdwn
+++ b/hurd/ng.mdwn
@@ -10,7 +10,8 @@ These pages try to summarize the major discussions and ideas.
This section explains the motivations behind the new design:
- * [[Issues_with_Mach]]
+ * Issues with Mach:
+ [[microkernel/mach/gnumach/open_issues/resource_management_problems]]
* [[Issues_with_L4_Pistachio]]
* [[Limitations_of_the_original_Hurd_design]]
diff --git a/hurd/ng/resource_management_problems.mdwn b/microkernel/mach/gnumach/open_issues/resource_management_problems.mdwn
index 856afb1..e949fa9 100644
--- a/hurd/ng/resource_management_problems.mdwn
+++ b/microkernel/mach/gnumach/open_issues/resource_management_problems.mdwn
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-[[meta copyright="Copyright © 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[meta copyright="Copyright © 2008, 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
[[meta license="""[[toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[toggleable
id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
@@ -8,12 +8,12 @@ Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
is included in the section entitled
[[GNU_Free_Documentation_License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
-[[microkernel/Mach]] interfaces do not allow for proper resource accounting,
-when a server allocates resources on behalf of a client.
+[[Mach]] interfaces do not allow for proper resource accounting, when a server
+allocates resources on behalf of a client.
Mach can't do a good job at resource management, as it doesn't have enough
information how resources are used: which data is important and which is
discardable, for example.
These issues are what Neal Walfield is working on with his new kernel
-[[microkernel/viengoos]].
+[[viengoos]].