Genode at virtual FOSDEM 2021

Norman Feske norman.feske at
Mon Mar 8 10:23:27 CET 2021

Hi John and Cedrik,

thank you both for the feedback. Your appreciation makes me happy. :-)

> Talked to an old-school colleague about this and he says an ancestor
> of QNX was actually first with the "self healing driver" concept,
> tried to downplay Genode a little <g>. Well even if so, Genode is
> becoming a full fledged desktop OS (among several other things), so
> it will be "first" with restartable drivers from that perspective at
> least.
I'm not sure about the "first", but I think Minix 3 certainly deserves
credit since their developers popularized self-healing as a desirable
and attainable feature years ago.


Dr.-Ing. Norman Feske
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