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Re: A niche for the Hurd


From: Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: A niche for the Hurd
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 09:51:39 +0100
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Am Mittwoch 29 Oktober 2008 09:35:48 schrieb Sergiu Ivanov:
> Is it possible to run only *parts* of the Hurd on separate computers,
> that is, make the Hurd a kind of a network operating system. It most
> probably sounds crazy, but I know that only a microkernel OS can do
> something like that, so the Hurd may be appropriate :-)
>
> Sorry for being late with the idea :-(

Most important is, that you wrote it, not when you did. 

And I like it. 
It sounds just crazy enough to become a reality someday :)

Maybe with people sharing some servers, even though their main programs run on 
different computers - Far fetched I can imagine a shared virtual reality Hurd 
server which creates the environment for all users which could even be running 
on dedicated hardware. 

Best wishes, 
Arne


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