Mon, 25 Jan 1999 19:19:42 -0800
Maneesh Yadav wrote:
> > dont bother!!!! (add it in as an app!!!!!)
> ???? Do you see how hard it is to do distribution these days (under non
> distrbuted OSes)?
not hard at all. mail is a distributed app and windoze 3.11 even does it just
> Apps ideally should have abstracts that could allow to behave
> similarly on a distrbuted system or a shared memory system.
that is only one of MANY possible paradigms.
DON'T EVEN SUPPORT NETWORKING!!! is what I say!
> > > multiprocessers (SMP, NUMA etc.)
> > no sweat!!!
> So you've come up with a good model that effciently abstracts these two
>diferent computing stratigies?
yes; develop a two kernels. =P
> > > rewriting of device drivers
> > use bios!!!
> Not all computers have bioses, not all devices are implemented in
>bios....not all devices are implemented efficiently in bios
>either...don't see where you are going with that one.
This is just a temporary arrangement. I was going to do that with my prototype.
> > multiplatform is my middle name!!!!
> How do you expect to use the bios with multiplatformness?
PC hardware is foobar; get an alpha!