Commit 689170ff authored by David Teller's avatar David Teller Committed by Jeremy Soller
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Trivial clarifications (#56)

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Many security-critical bugs in monolithic kernels stem from services and drivers running unrestricted in kernel mode, without any form of protection.
In other words: **drivers can do whatever, without restrictions, when running in ring 0**.
In other words: **in monolithic kernels, drivers can do whatever, without restrictions, when running in ring 0**.
Less crashes
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Fewer crashes
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When compared to microkernels, Monolithic kernels tend to be crash-prone. A crashed driver in a Monolithic kernel can crash the whole system whereas with a microkernel there is a separation of concerns which allows the system to handle any crashes safely.
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