Re: Possible kernel optimization

Greg Alexander (
Fri, 13 Dec 1996 18:48:52 -0500 (EST)

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On Fri, 13 Dec 1996, Joe Fouche wrote:

> Sounds OK with me, but why stop there? Make every part of the kernel
> internals a module. Then, to upgrade a system, one unloads everything except
> the module code, then reloads all the new modules except the init module,
> then loads the init module. And boom, it boots again. :) So upgrading is
> only necessary when updating the module code.
> I'm sure this is just as easy as it sounds. :)

So, um, while we're at it, why not switch and officially merge Linux with
the GNU HURD? :)

Greg Alexander