Monthly Archives: November 2011

Creating a kernel call as well as a system call in Minix 3

Albeit important common principles exist, Minix 3 differentiates itself from other operating systems on many aspects. One such aspect is its microkernel design. While most OS adopt a monolithic kernel in which every process can do everything to everyone else, Minix 3 opts for a layered design. Its kernel layer, a.k.a microkernel, performs the most […]

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