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MINIX 3.2.1 released

MINIX 3.2.1 released

Posted Feb 25, 2013 13:23 UTC (Mon) by ibukanov (subscriber, #3942)
In reply to: MINIX 3.2.1 released by keesj
Parent article: MINIX 3.2.1 released

> MINIX 3 allows drivers to crash just like other userland programs under Linux

Does MINIX support IOMMU when available to really prevent the driver from affecting the rest of the system?


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MINIX 3.2.1 released

Posted Mar 1, 2013 13:45 UTC (Fri) by renox (subscriber, #23785) [Link]

> Does MINIX support IOMMU when available to really prevent the driver from affecting the rest of the system?

I doubt it, a googling showed this "Not assigned yet":
http://wiki.minix3.org/en/StudentProjects/DependabilityIn...

But Genode/NOVA seems to have it:
http://www.osnews.com/story/26819/Genode_13_02_supports_I...

MINIX 3.2.1 released

Posted Mar 2, 2013 11:42 UTC (Sat) by keesj (guest, #55221) [Link]

>> MINIX 3 allows drivers to crash just like other userland programs under Linux
>Does MINIX support IOMMU when available to really prevent the driver from affecting the rest of the system?

No, this is not supported but would certainly fit design goals of MINIX.


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