Re: Kernel support for peer-to-peer protection models...

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 09:02:26 EST


> > > Overall it sounds like your architecture is not very well suited to
> > > run Linux.
> >
> > We believe we can adopt the Linux protection model (i.e. the 386 protection
> > model) with no more work than any other port to a new architectire (ahem).
> Just FYI - Linux has been ported to several architectures with similar SASOS
> capabilities in hardware (IA64 or ppc64 on iseries) and they have all opted to use
> an conventional protection model.

It might be actually plus for Ivan: if ia64 and ppc64 benefit from
changes for mill, it makes them more acceptable.
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