Schemix is a Scheme system, implemented as a patch to the Linux kernel. It aims to attain R5RS compliance while remaining small, fast and easy to understand.
The intended use of Schemix is for exploration of the Linux kernel and for rapid, interactive prototyping of Linux drivers and other new kernel features. To achieve this, Schemix will attempt to make a large subset of the kernel functionality available to Scheme programs. Interactivity is via a character device, /dev/schemix which presents a REPL (Read, Eval, Print Loop) to anyone having access to the device.
$ echo "(display (+ 1 2 3))" > /dev/schemix
$ cat /dev/schemix
$ cat > /dev/schemix
(define foo (kernel-lambda (char*) printk))
(foo "Blah, blah, blah")
$ dmesg | tail -n 1
Blah, blah, blah
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