Simple Memory Protection for Embedded Operating System Kernels

  • Frank W. Miller
  • Published 2002 in USENIX Annual Technical Conference, FREENIX Track


This work describes the design and implementation of memory protection in the Roadrunner operating system. The design is portable between various CPUs that provide page-level protection using Memory-Management Unit (MMU) hardware. The approach overlays protection domains on regions of physical memory that are in use by application processes and the… (More)


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