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Old 11-28-2010
Microkernel drivers

If microkernels do not load drivers into the kernel, does mean that the drivers are daemons that run in user space, or are there some other provision for drivers?
I know it may sound a bit elementary but I'm not certain and I want to clear it up. Thanks in advance.
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Old 11-28-2010
Yes, the device drivers in microkernels run in user space. See the attached diagram.
Microkernel drivers-750px-os-structuresvgpng
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Old 11-28-2010
I know they run in user space, but the main question is, do they run as daemons?
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Old 11-28-2010
You can't Google that answer?
 

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