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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: MS considering moving IIS into NT kernel
Date Mon, 24 Nov 1997 21:37:53 GMT
Two words:  Novell Netware.

Dean

On Mon, 24 Nov 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:

> Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> > 
> > >From PC Week's web site
> > (http://www.zdnet.com/pcweek/news/1124/24nt5.html):
> > 
> > In addition, Microsoft is looking for ways to increase NT 5.0's
> > performance, including moving more code into kernel mode, according to
> > other Microsoft Solution Providers. Microsoft has discussed moving IIS
> > into the kernel, which definitely would increase speed, but at the
> > expense of stability, the providers said.
> 
> Hey! I've had this great idea - why not run everything in the kernel?
> All that nasty context switching is such a waste of time. And
> pre-emptive multitasking, I mean, who really needs that? Only losers who
> can't write decent co-operative multitasking software. So that'll save
> some more of that nasty switching. Oh yeah, and seperate address spaces
> - they're a real pain - we could make the switches 10 times faster
> without those. Cool! Now, what should it be called? I know! MS-DOS!
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Ben.
> 
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