RE: Linux doing "cooperative multitasking"?

Michael Nelson (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 13:09:13 -0500

> Is Linux doing only "cooperative multitasking"?

>No. Cooperative multitasking is a severely broken method, which as far as
>I know is only used by M$ WinDog. Trusting the applications to multitask
>was stupid when M$ started to use it, and the people who have created and
>now maintain Linux would never use such a bad multitasking method.

Actually, it's also used by Novell Netware. In certain situations, it can be put to good use.

-- Mike