[TUHS] UVM VM system
imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Sep 3 00:55:29 AEST 2018
On Sat, Sep 1, 2018, 11:19 PM Kevin Bowling <kevin.bowling at kev009.com>
> Seems like Chuck Cranor is at CMU http://chuck.cranor.org/. Chuck
> Silvers is with you?
Why I'm embarrassed to admit you are right. Chuck Silvers also did some VM
work, but not uvm.
On Sat, Sep 1, 2018 at 1:25 PM, Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 1, 2018, 1:42 PM ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I was his advisor on that thesis so I got to watch it roll out as it
> >> happened.
> >> uvm replaced the machvm in netbsd.
> >> For a time, Chuck set it up to run in parallel with the existing VM. You
> >> could start a process and pick which vm it used. For a while, it
> >> to the existing one. Then, at some point, it defaulted to uvm. Then, at
> >> point, the old one was removed.
> >> more here:
> >> http://www.netbsd.org/docs/kernel/uvm.html
> >> via search terms
> >> uvm replaces machvm netbsd
> >> chuck was a long time contributor to netbsd IIRC, but last time we
> >> he was using Linux.
> > These days I know he's hacking on FreeBSD's storage stack with me at work
> > :). I think he's still a netbsd contributor. I see his name in the commit
> > log often..
> > Warner
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