L3 microkernel

L3 microkernel

L3 is a microkernel running on Intel's x86 computers. L3 is designed to be "very lean and features fast, message-based, synchronous IPC, simple-to-use external paging mechanisms and a security mechanism based on secure domains (tasks, clans and chiefs)." It is the predecessor of L4, another microkernel with similar design goals.

L3 is also the name of a full operating system based on the L3 microkernel.

Both were developed by Jochen Liedtke and his team at GMD's SET institute.

External links

Search another word or see L3 microkernelon Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2015, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature