Well, you've heard of User Mode Linux, right? It allows you to run Linux on Linux in a sort of VMWareish way. Well, now we have Kernel Mode Linux. That's right, you can run normal processes in kernel mode.

Open source never ceases to both amaze and amuse me. :-)

Posted by jzawodn at December 10, 2002 04:17 PM

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# Matt Parlane said:

Programs executed in a kernel mode shouldn't modify their CS, DS, FS and SS registers. If modified, the system will be in an undefined state.

Nice quote... but I'm sure I could think of something more appropriate than "in an undefined state".

on December 11, 2002 12:20 PM
# Wesley Parish said:

It strikes me as a very, very good way to cracker-proof the computer, once you start combining various mixtures of open source software - like SELinux with UML running vservers with KML ... the mind boggles ....

"I from the spicy that day was overcasked mockingly - it was a symbol of the other horizon."

on April 20, 2003 04:55 AM
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