Re: RFC: Memory protection in modules (stability)

Thomas Sailer (
Thu, 03 Apr 1997 09:57:49 +0200

> Most of the Linux kernel bugs I've seen are ones where memory protection
> offerred by micro-kernels simply wouldn't have helped. It might make
> life more simpler for those who develop device drivers, but the memory

My opinion is that better documentation would help developers much more
than memory protection. I had very few hard crashes when I developed
my driver modules, and those I had were due to misunderstanding of
other kernel subsystems, especially the tty layer.


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