FreeBSD: Monolithic Kernel or Microkernel?
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Sat Feb 5 17:42:09 PST 2005
On Saturday, 5 February 2005 at 20:39:21 -0500, Nicholas Ink wrote:
> I've heard conflicting reports about the true nature of FreeBSD's
> kernel and whether it is a microkernel or a monolithic kernel. Does
> anybody know which it definitively is
It's monolithic. It is possible to add separate modules ("kernel
loadable modules"), but that doesn't change the overall structure.
> and where on the FreeBSD website I can find out more about this
It's possible that that is missing. I certainly can't point to
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