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authorThomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name>2010-12-07 14:26:40 +0100
committerThomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name>2010-12-07 14:26:40 +0100
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Some bits about L4 and Coyotos.
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+A *microkernel* is one kind of a [[kernel]] implementation.
[[Liedtke]] explains in [On Microkernel Construction](http://l4ka.org/publications/paper.php?docid=642)
that a microkernel attempts to minimize the mandatory part of the operating
@@ -19,12 +22,10 @@ The idea of a microkernel as explained above was first explored
by Per Brinch-Hansen in 1970 in
[The Nucleus of a Multiprogramming System](http://brinch-hansen.net/papers/1970a.pdf).
-Other notable microkernels include [[Hydra]], [[KeyKOS]], [[Eros]] and [[L4]].
-
An [introduction](http://www.cs.cornell.edu/Info/People/ulfar/ukernel/ukernel.html) by
Úlfar Erlingsson and Athanasios Kyparlis (from 1996) to microkernel concepts.
-[[Research]]. [[Viengoos]].
+[[Research]].
[[Microkernels_for_beginners|for_beginners]].
@@ -32,4 +33,21 @@ A 2002 article about [[microkernel_FUD|FUD]] (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt).
[[FAQ]].
-[[Mach]].
+
+# Implementations
+
+ * [[Hydra]]
+
+ * [[KeyKOS]]
+
+ * [[Mach]] -- used by the GNU/Hurd
+
+ * [[EROS]]
+
+ * [[CapROS]]
+
+ * [[Coyotos]]
+
+ * [[L4]]
+
+ * [[Viengoos]]