Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL)

Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL)

The HAL is a kernel mode component that is

designed to hide the varying characteristics of

hardware so that all hardware platforms appear

the same to the Microkernel. As a result, only the

HAL, and not the entire Microkernel, needs to

address each and every hardware platform.

The HAL can communicate directly with the

computer’s hardware

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