Issues in the Design of an Extensible Operating System

  title={Issues in the Design of an Extensible Operating System},
  author={Stefan Savage and Brian N. Bershad},
Extensible operating systems are designed around the principle that a system can be dynamically customized to best serve application needs. However, realizing this goal in a safe and e cient manner poses a number of unique problems. In this paper, we examine the requirements for constructing robust extensible systems and discuss implementation techniques to satisfy those requirements with low overhead. 

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