Re: Preempting kernel tasks

Alan Cox (
Fri, 6 Sep 1996 20:41:04 +0100 (BST)

> Segment while a second processor executes Kernel-Code
> in SMP-Linux, so why not doing something similar with
> a single processor ?

Its slightly more complex because in the SMP case the kernel code doesnt
suddenely stop at a point where it may be working to time guarantees. The
rest of the observation is true