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The microkernel contains just 10,000 lines of program code in contrast to standard commercially available smartphones, which use millions of lines of code.
My objection to the first reason is that microkernel work in the universities started in the 1980s (amoeba and mach, see www.
By constructing a general kernel model drawn from elements common to all typical architectures, the Linux kernel gets many of the portability benefits that otherwise require an abstraction layer, without paying the performance penalty paid by microkernels.
This approach has been variously called the microkernel or nanokernel approach.
The microkernel story is full of good ideas and blind alleys.