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It is possible to run multiple instances of the Hurd
in parallel, on a single instance of Mach. Other than
performance [[crosstalk]], they are essentially isolated.
Practically, as many devices do not allow multiple
non-[[cooperating|cooperation]] users, e.g., hard drive and network
this is not currently possible. It can be overcome,
however, by [[virtualizing|virtualization]] these problematic devices.
When extra hardware is not available, it is possible to use a
*Neighborhurd* is a pun on *neighborhood*, and a stance against hierarchies.