FreeVMS kernel runs with executive privilege. FreeVMS kernel contains:

  • physical memory pager;
  • virtual memory pager and swapper (PAGER.SYS);
  • devices tree;
  • name server.

Threads that run with executive mode can use privileged systemcalls and run in same address space.


FreeVMS server

FreeVMS server is L4 root task ans runs with executive privileges. Read more »