Category: UNIX

Monolithic Hybrid Micro Nano Kernel OS and examples

Why Hybrid? “Most hybrid kernels start as monolithic kernels and begin moving components into user land, primarily as security to support 3rd-party components and drivers which may be malicious or buggy. An example of a hybrid kernel design may keep […]

Spectre and Meltdown – Linus Torvalds infuriated by Intel insanity – Open CPU and rise of RISC? RISCV – hifive1

Update: 2020.03 “The newly developed Rowhammer- attack TRRespass can crack the RAM-a security mechanism by many DDR4-DRAM-modules as well as LPDDR4 Chips. Until now, these were considered to be almost immune to Rowhammer attacks.” Update: 2019.10 Zombieload is back. […]

Linux Kernel – Security Updates

latest kernel related security problems can be found here… -> newsletter subsribe: also

The Unix philosophy – simple and beautiful (so it “just works”)

src: The Unix philosophy emphasizes building simple, short, clear, modular, and extensible code that can be easily maintained and repurposed by developers other than its creators. The Unix philosophy favors composability as opposed to monolithic design. Later summarized by […]