[openbeos] Re: scheduler/reminder

  • From: Lars Hansson <lars-openbeos-misc@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 14:13:01 +0800

On Thu, 2003-09-25 at 13:53, Scott Mansfield wrote:
> Seeking clarification here, pardon my unabashed display of denseness...
> 
> I've always thought that there exists a clear, distinct difference 
> between kernel- and user-space threads and what is allowed to run in 
> their respective sandboxes.  Reading your comment one could draw the 
> conclusion that this doesn't exist for OBOS because all threads are run 
> in kernel space ("BeOS threads are kernel threads"), is that so?  By 
> inheritance if I write a multi-threaded userland app, do my app's 
> threads run in kernel space?  If that's the case then sumtin's broken 
> h'yah WRT kernel/app privilege separation.

By kernel threads I ment threads that are *scheduled* by the kernel (as
opposed to by a userland library/process), this does not necessarily
mean they run in kernel space.

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Lars Hansson <lars-openbeos-misc@xxxxxxxxxxx>


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