[TUHS] maybe off-topic: Unix on a microcontroller

Johnny Billquist bqt at update.uu.se
Sun Jun 17 19:36:00 AEST 2018

On 2018-06-17 04:00, jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu  (Noel Chiappa) wrote:
>      > From: Johnny Billquist
>      > It's a separate image (/netnix) that gets loaded at boot time, but it's
>      > run in the context of the kernel.
> ISTR reading that it runs in Supervisor mode (no doubt so it could use the
> Supervisor mode virtual address space, and not have to go crazy with overlays
> in the Kernet space).

Yes. That rings a bell now that you mention it. Pretty sure you are correct.


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