Subject: Re: select call implementation and threads
To: Kamal R Prasad <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/29/2003 09:00:37
On Thu, 29 May 2003, Kamal R Prasad wrote:

> On Sun, 25 May 2003, malleswararao venkatanaga wrote:
> > No, it actually is yielding. 1.6 doesn't have kernel-assisted pthreads.
> To
> > the kernel there is only one thread. So the fact that one or the other
> > runs means that there is some yielding going on.
> If the user can bind each of the threads to a unique LWP -then his code
> will work fine. is there a reason why this cannot be done in NetBSD?

As mentioned above, 1.6 doesn't have kernel-assisted pthreads. There are
no LWPs to bind a thread to.

Take care,