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If Viengoos fullfills the hopes I have in it since I read the paper from Neal,
then it's likely that the GNU/Hurd will be ported to it.
In the meantime (the next few years at least I assume), the Hurd will use the
If you're interested in Viengoos and porting the Hurd and stuff, please have a
look at the hurd-l4 mailinglist:
PS: Please reply onlist - there are far more knowledgeable people than me on
the lists, and you miss the chance to get an answer from them.
Am Sonntag 09 November 2008 07:09:56 schrieb Gnu Logic:
> Thanks Arne. So Viengoos is the microkernel GNU/Hurd might use in the
> future not Coyotos?
> On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 10:45 AM, Arne Babenhauserheide
> > On Saturday 08 November 2008 04:31:27 Gnu Logic wrote:
> > > could someone please enlighten me on the current status of the GNU/Hurd
> > > servers/kernel. Are the developers still looking to replace the Mach
> > > kernel with the Coyotos microkernel?
> > Currently they are first improving the Mach version, but Neal Walfield
> > works
> > on the Viengoos Microkernel, which should deliver some missing pieces and
> > looks like a very promising base for GNU/Hurd systems.
> > (for example Viengoos supplies an advanced resource management framework,
> > so
> > users can't create problems for others by hogging CPU time and similar).
> > But the current version is runs on a modified mach kernel.
> > If you want to see what the Hurd can currently do, just try one of the
> > qemu images of the Debian GNU/Hurd and play a bit with it. Our wiki is
> > down at the
> > moment, so I can only give you the direct link:
> > -
> > http://ftp.debian-ports.org/debian-cd/K16/debian-hurd-k16-qemu.img.tar.gz
> > You can just start it with
> > $ tar -xzf debian-hurd-k16-qemu.img.tar.gz
> > $ qemu debian-hurd-k16-qemu.img
> > Best wishes,
> > Arne
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