Simplified image references in release notes

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Norman Feske 11 years ago
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@ -129,7 +129,7 @@ illustrated in Figure [img/layered_ipc], typification is done at the
object-framework level on the server side and via in the 'Connection'
classes at the client side.
[image img/layered_ipc]
[image layered_ipc]
From the application-developer's perspective, working with capabilities
has now become type-safe, making the produced code more readable and robust.
@ -216,7 +216,7 @@ properly communicated to the receiver even if the receiver is not highly
responsive. Notifications do not carry any payload because this payload
would have to be queued at the transmitter.
[image img/signals]
[image signals]
Image [img/signals] illustrates the roles of signaller thread,
transmitter, receiver, and signal-handler thread.
@ -349,7 +349,7 @@ the base API and the interfaces defined in the 'os' repository. Figure
[img/base_cap_types] provides an overview about the capability types
provided by the base API.
[image img/base_cap_types]
[image base_cap_types]
Overview about the capability types provided by the base API
Furthermore, we have complemented all session interfaces with
@ -463,7 +463,7 @@ API from scratch by fully utilizing the existing Genode infrastructure
such as the available structured data types, core's I/O services,
the synchronization primitives, and the thread API.
[image img/dde_kit]
[image dde_kit]
Figure [img/signals] illustrates the role of DDE kit when re-using an
unmodified device driver taken from the Linux kernel. DDE kit translates

@ -162,7 +162,7 @@ L4/Fiasco, and L4ka::Pistachio without any changes. Figure [img/qt4_screenshot]
shows a screenshot of Qt's Tetrix example running side-by-side with native
Genode applications.
[image img/qt4_screenshot]
[image qt4_screenshot]
:Current state:

@ -319,7 +319,7 @@ example, BSD-based drivers shall transparently provide the same functionality
as the current Linux drivers, which permits the simple reuse of driver server
implementations.
[image img/usb_current]
[image usb_current]
Image [img/usb_current] illustrates the current implementation of the USB-based
human-interface device (HID) driver. In this monolithic setup, all parts of the
@ -332,7 +332,7 @@ are
attached devices, and registered drivers
* Host controller drivers for UHCI, OHCI, and EHCI
[image img/usb_aspired]
[image usb_aspired]
We regard this as an intermediate step towards our goal to decompose the USB
stack. Image [img/usb_aspired] shows our aspired design. In this design, the

@ -321,12 +321,12 @@ including the X Window System. The other instance booted a busybox-based
RAM Disk and runs with just about 16 MB of RAM. Each Linux kernel uses
a separate instance of the Liquid FB virtual frame buffer:
[image img/tinycore_busybox_screen]
[image tinycore_busybox_screen]
The Genode process tree looks as follows (the figure omits usual Genode
components such as device drivers for PCI, PS/2, VESA, and the Timer):
[image img/tinycore_busybox]
[image tinycore_busybox]
The Linux Launcher node is just a slightly modified Init node with the only
difference being that requests for sessions to the Nitpicker GUI server or
@ -412,7 +412,7 @@ communication parties agree on a policy with regard to the organization of the
communication buffer by specifying the same 'Packet_stream_policy' as template
argument.
[image img/packet_stream]
[image packet_stream]
As illustrated in the Figure above, the communication buffer consists of
three parts, a submit queue, an acknowledgement queue, and a bulk buffer.
@ -499,7 +499,7 @@ laid with the NIC-session interface.
The following Figure illustrates the integration of a networking
application with lwIP that uses the NIC-session interface as back end.
[image img/lwip]
[image lwip]
The port of the lwIP stack resides in the new 'libports' repository
described in Section [New libports repository]. It comes with
@ -794,7 +794,7 @@ program contained in the 'os/src/app/xvfb' directory. Because Xvfb is executed
as Nitpicker client, it is possible to integrate multiple instances of Xvfb
into the same Nitpicker session.
[image img/xvfb_screen]
[image xvfb_screen]
The scenario above uses two instances of Xvfb, which are displayed by the
Nitpicker GUI server executed on Genode. Each Xvfb process is connected
@ -802,7 +802,7 @@ to Genode via a xvfb adaptor program, which is hybrid using both the Linux
API (for accessing the virtual frame buffer and performing its role as
X client) and the Genode API (for its role as Nitpicker client).
[image img/xvfb]
[image xvfb]
:Preconditions for compiling:

@ -623,7 +623,7 @@ space. This portion is called thread-context area. Within the thread-context
area, each thread has a fixed-sized slot, a thread context. The layout of each
thread context looks as follows
[image img/thread_context]
[image thread_context]
; lower address
; ...
@ -820,7 +820,7 @@ limit (this is the case for OKL4 and Pistachio), this configuration should
result in the following assignments of physical priorities to process-tree
nodes:
[image img/priorities]
[image priorities]
The red marker shows the resulting priority of the corresponding process.

@ -987,7 +987,7 @@ that this program must be build for a Linux host platformm using a separate
build directory. This build directory must use the 'base-host' repository and
extend the 'SPECS' variable with 'x11', 'xtest', and 'xdamage'.
[image img/red_green_screenshot]
[image red_green_screenshot]
The screenshot shows two Linux instances and the native launchpad application
seamlessly integrated into a single GUI. We slightly modified nitpicker to tint
@ -1018,7 +1018,7 @@ Even though compared with other browsers, its popularity is relatively small
but for us, it is perfect to stretch the bounds of our Genode infrastructure.
The following screenshot shows Arora running as native Genode process.
[image img/arora_screenshot]
[image arora_screenshot]
Porting Arora to Genode motivated many improvements of our C library, the Qt4
port, and the lwIP stack. In the current state, the application is fully

@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ The following figure gives an overview of how the components of the graphics
software stack relate to each other. The components are described in the
following.
[image img/gallium3d]
[image gallium3d]
EGL driver
@ -123,7 +123,7 @@ interface. For Genode, we have added a new EGL driver that uses Genode's
part of 'gallium.lib.so'. The following screenshot shows the EGL driver
in action.
[image img/gallium_softpipe_screen]
[image gallium_softpipe_screen]
Gallium i915 GPU driver

@ -684,7 +684,7 @@ programs that run isolated from the Qt4 application, and thereby depend on
on a significantly less complex trusted computing base than the Qt4
application itself.
[image img/nitpicker_plugin]
[image nitpicker_plugin]
The image above illustrates the use of the 'QNitpickerViewWidget' in the
scenario presented on the Live CD. The browser obtains the Nitpicker view to be
@ -708,7 +708,7 @@ to implement on a classical OS but is a breeze to realize on Genode where all
device drivers and protocol stacks are running as distinct user-level
components. The following figure illustrates the idea:
[image img/http_block]
[image http_block]
The block stub driver of the Linux kernel gets connected to a special block
driver called 'http_block', which does not access a real block device but

@ -84,7 +84,7 @@ until now, Vancouver has been tied to a specialized user land that comes with
NOVA. For the current Genode release, we took the chance to adopt this
technology for Genode.
[image img/vancouver]
[image vancouver]
The Vancouver virtual machine monitor executed as Genode
component
@ -126,7 +126,7 @@ Genode.
:[http://l4android.org]:
L4Android project website
[image img/l4android]
[image l4android]
Android, a Linux distribution, and a process tree of Genode
components running side by side
@ -149,7 +149,7 @@ without changing the original source code of the UNIX programs. This work is
primarily motivated by our ongoing mission to use Genode as development
environment.
[image img/noux]
[image noux]
The Noux runtime environment for UNIX software. The program is linked
against a custom libc plugin that directs system calls over an RPC
interface to the Noux server. The RPC interface resembles a
@ -217,7 +217,7 @@ line with Genode's architecture but capitalizes it. Instead of adding
special debugging interfaces to low-level components such as the kernel
and core, we use an approach that we call application-level virtualization.
[image img/no_gdb]
[image no_gdb]
A Genode process uses low-level services provided by core as well as a
higher-level service implemented as separate process component.
@ -229,7 +229,7 @@ directly for those services but requests them via its chain of parents (i.e,
the init process). This gives us the opportunity to route session requests for
those services to alternative implementations.
[image img/gdb]
[image gdb]
GDB monitor transparently intercepts the interaction of a Genode process with
its environment. By virtualizing fundamental core services, GDB monitor
exercises full control over the debugging target. GDB monitor, in turn,

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