Re: [OT] HURD vs Linux/HURD

From: Greg KH (
Date: Sat Jul 19 2003 - 17:42:20 EST

On Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 07:46:54PM +0200, GaŽl Le Mignot wrote:
> > Drivers and networking account for about 50% of the total lines of code.
> > The bulk of the work in any operating system is typically drivers. The
> > generic part of Linux (non-driver, non-file system) is tiny compared to
> > the rest.
> Maybe for you, an OS is drivers. For me, it's a design, an
> architecture, a philosophy, and a way to defend a value that is not
> important for you: Freedom.

Heh, let's see how well your OS works in the real world without those
drivers :)

greg k-h
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