[openbeos] Re: scheduler/reminder

  • From: Lars Hansson <lars-openbeos-misc@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 10:50:55 +0800

On Thu, 2003-09-25 at 05:50, Adi Oanca wrote:
> >
> > Linux threads has shared memory.
>     Not hey don't! If I'm not wrong, there is a library that helps in that -
> I don't know its name!

Yes they do.

>     Yes, you said right! KERNEL threads! There aren't USER threads!
>     What can you do with kernel threads? Nothing! Only the Kernel uses them.
>     Linux doesn't have user threads, at least until 2.6 is released.

Kernel threads are threads that are scheduled by the kernel, they are
not for use only by the kernel. Userland threads are not scheduled by
the kernel but by a userland library, ie they're not real threads. BeOS
threads are kernel threads.

> >
> > It's not a fact just because you say it is.
>     YOU ARE RIGHT! It's not just me who says that. It's "The Majority".

The majority isnt always right.

> PS: When you're replying to an email make sure you're including the relevant
> parts!!!

No need to include all that's already been said.

Lars Hansson <lars-openbeos-misc@xxxxxxxxxxx>

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