[lug] minix vs. linux

Hugh Brown hugh at math.byu.edu
Mon Apr 17 00:48:30 MDT 2006

The recent edition had an interesting article on Minix and about how
wonderful micro-kernels are.  They made some compelling arguments about
reliability, security, ease of kernel development, etc.  

They left off the down side, if any.

In which situations are micro-kernels a bad idea?


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