“The Machine” and operating system

I’ve said earlier, that Linux would be inefficient with The Machine computer architecture, because its different memory model. Thus, as I said earlier, The Machine requires development of a radically new operating system, not just an adaptation of Linux. I have said: Linux is dead. Recently I have realized that this is wrong: We indeed can adapt Linux to The Machine, and it will be … Continue reading “The Machine” and operating system

Toward robust Linux sandbox

Sandboxing means running a program in a closed environment (such as no permission to open new files, no or restricted network access, etc.) in order to protect from malicious or erroneous software. In Fedora Linux there is `policycoreutils` package which contains bin/sandbox based on SELinux. This sandbox is not perfect however. So in this post I will describe some proposed updates and implementation considerations to … Continue reading Toward robust Linux sandbox