Erlang filesystem (a bit long) (was: Re: File versioning)

Scott Lystig Fritchie fritchie@REDACTED
Fri May 9 00:01:05 CEST 2003

Trying to send a message *to* the list this time.  {sigh}

>>>>> "tr" == Tony Rogvall <tony@REDACTED> writes:

tr> Well Erlux is nearly #2 I guess, still some work to do.

Out of curiousity, how much does "Kernel Mode Linux" get you toward
your goals?

"Kernel Mode Linux is a technology which enables us to execute user
programs in a kernel mode. In Kernel Mode Linux, user programs can be
executed as user processes that have the privilege level of a kernel
mode. The benefit of executing user programs in a kernel mode is that
the user programs can access a kernel address space directly. So, for
example, user programs can invoke system calls very fast because it is
unnecessary to switch between a kernel mode and a user mode by using
costly software interruptions or context switches. Unlike kernel
modules, user programs are executed as ordinary processes (except for
their privilege level), so scheduling and paging are performed as

This sort of thing is just sick and wrong and against the laws of
Kentucky and Tennessee(*) and ... darnit ... cool.


(*) Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer.

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