Subject: Re: upcalls?
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/09/1999 18:29:49
The "aio*" interfaces or similar (perhaps used under the covers by the
threads package in liu of the regular blocking system calls) might
allow user-mode threads blocked waiting for I/O to not require a
kernel thread to be tied up waiting for the I/O completion.

					- Bill