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The SawMill Framework for Virtual Memory Diversity

The SawMill Framework for Virtual Memory Diversity
Author:

Mohit Aron, Luke Deller, Kevin Elphinstone, Trent Jaeger, Jochen Liedtke, and Yoonho Park

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Proceedings of the 6th Australasian Computer Systems Architecture Conference (ACSAC 2001), Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, January 29 - February 2, 2001

Date: 29.01.-02.02.2001

Abstract:

We present a framework that allows applications to build and customize VM services on the L4 microkernel. While the L4 microkernel's abstractions are quite powerful, using these abstractions effectively requires higher-level paradigms. We propose the dataspace paradigm which provides a modular VM framework. The modularity introduced by the dataspace paradigm facilitates implementation and permits dynamic configurability. Initial performance results from a prototype are promising.

BibTex:

@InProceedings{aron01SawMillFramework,
  author = {Mohit Aron and Luke Deller and Kevin Elphinstone and Trent Jaeger and Jochen Liedtke and Yoonho Park},
  title = {The {SawMill} Framework for Virtual Memory Diversity},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th Asia-Pacific Computer Systems Architecture Conference},
  address = {Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia},
  month = jan # "~29--" # feb # "~2",
  year = 2001,
  url = {http://l4ka.org/publications/}
}