Linux.com: Introducing coLinux
Aug 25, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jimmy O'Regan)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Windows users who need access to the tools available with Linux
while running Windows, without having access to a separate machine,
have until recently had two choices: if they simply need POSIX
tools, they can install Cygwin; if they need a full Linux system,
they can install Linux using a virtual machine such as Cygwin.
Cooperative Linux provides a third choice: now users can run Linux
"Cooperative Linux, or coLinux, is similar to User Mode Linux--a
port of the Linux kernel which runs as a program. coLinux consists
of a kernel driver for the host system, a Windows service that
launches the Linux system and translates calls from Linux devices
to Windows devices, and a virtual console..."