"This examination led to a lot of work on the Linux networking
core, as well as work commencing on a new kind of Web server. The
result of these efforts is apparent in the up-and-coming Linux 2.4
release: not only does Linux now offer much faster networking, it
also offers the ability to run a kernel-level Web server."
"The Tux Web server has been one of the most successful projects
to come from the work on Linux and Web serving. Whereas Apache is
designed to run as an application, Tux is integrated into the
operating system, making its performance more efficient. The reason
is that it can access system resources faster because it does not
have to interact with the operating system to the extent that
"The difference with Tux, and the other kernel-level Web servers
(such as khttpd), is that you don't have to use them. In fact, you
have to go to some effort (see below) to use them by default."
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