• Device drivers : a comparison of different development strategies 

      Loubser, Johannes Jacobus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Users are not supposed to modify an operating system kernel, but it is often necessary to add a device driver for a new peripheral device. Device driver development is a difficult and time-consuming ...
    • Kernel support for embedded reactive systems 

      Ackerman, M. C . (Marthinus Casper) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1993-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Reactive systems are event driven state machines which usually do not terminate, but remain in perpetual interaction with their environment. Such systems usually interact 'With devices which introduce ...
    • On providing an efficient and reliable virtual block storage service 

      Esterhuyse, Eben (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis describes the design and implementation of a data storage service. Many clients can be served simultaneously in an environment where processes execute on different physical machines and ...