Re: lilo vs other OS bootloaders was: FreeBSD makes progress

Pavel Machek (
Wed, 12 Sep 2001 00:48:18 +0200


> Here's Linux:
> Drivers (SMP agnostic)
> Kernel (SMP/UP specific)
> Here's Windows:
> Drivers (SMP agnostic)
> Kernel (SMP agnostic)
> HAL (SMP/UP specific, contains locking primitive funcs etc.)
> So they use the same kernel and just switch out the HAL.

-> overhead.

If you don't care about overhead, just run SMP kernels even on UP.

I'm "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
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