Real Memory Mach
David L. Black
Mach was designed with the assumption that the underlying hardware
includes a page-based memory management unit, enabling the use of a
large, sparse virtual address space. Therefore the Mach micro-kernel
in its current state cannot be used on segmented machines such as Cray
vector supercomputers or real memory machines such as transputers.
This paper describes the results of initial work to adapt the Mach
micro-kernel to such architectures, including the architectural
changes and results obtained from a prototype system.
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