Re: Possible kernel optimization

Jason Burrell (
Sat, 14 Dec 1996 12:39:39 -0600 (CST)

On Fri, 13 Dec 1996, Greg Alexander wrote:

> 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? :)

Great idea, but I wouldn't want to be considered a "HURD Geek," much
less a "HURD NERD." :)

Okay, so maybe that was pretty bad. ;)

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