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Re: User-space device drivers: ``interface to interrupt hardware''


From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: User-space device drivers: ``interface to interrupt hardware''
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 14:22:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Hi,

Thomas Schwinge <address@hidden> writes:

> What is Minix doing?

Minix 3 uses user-level drivers.  In some cases, when a transient
failure affects a driver process, it may be restarted.  See, for
instance:

  J. Herder et al., "Construction of a Highly Dependable Operating
  System", http://www.minix3.org/doc/EDCC-2006.pdf

Thanks,
Ludovic.




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