View Full Version : Torvalds vs Tanenbaum, Part II

05-15-2006, 08:04 PM
Uh-oh. The War of the Geeks has begun!!

PS: If the names "Tanenbaum" and "Torvalds" don't ring a bell, you won't get a thing. Seriously.

Ok, on to the steamy stuff! I'm sure a few of you guys are aware of the flame-wars between Linus and Tanenbaum (http://groups.google.com/group/comp.os.minix/browse_thread/thread/c25870d7a41696d2/3f6b594a5b4eccb4) some 14 years back, on microkernels vs monolithic systems.

Now on to Part Deux:

05-16-2006, 01:59 AM
distributed algorithms??? errr... wat are those?? (I've got an algo paper only next year...)

thanks cools... microkernels and monolithic systems... have to learn more abt. those...
i thought MINIX was dead... :thinking: