Process migration and persistence

Norman Feske norman.feske at ...1...
Mon Apr 4 10:46:19 CEST 2016

Hi Daniel,

On 01.04.2016 01:05, Daniel Waddington wrote:
> The more I think about this (and experiment) the more I think that
> process hibernation is quite feasible in Genode (assuming reconstruction
> of state in dependent services) and much easier than in a traditional
> UNIX based systems where process state is thrown around and difficult to
> track/get to without kernel help.  Being able to serialize processes
> (and identify all state belonging to a process) could be a real
> differentiator for Genode in the long run.  Such a capability would have
> direct relevance to scalability and future storage class memories.

thanks for sharing your thoughts! Its good that the direction we are
moving (i.e., externalizing the state from the actual components) will
be beneficial in this respect.


Dr.-Ing. Norman Feske
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