Subject: Re: how do I disable preemptive scheduling for the currently executing kproc?
To: Tad Hunt <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/17/2003 23:03:51
On Thursday, July 17, 2003, at 04:15 PM, Tad Hunt wrote:
> I looked, but I don't see where the kernel makes the decision not
> to reschedule a process which is executing in kernel space.
Actually, the kernel makes a decision to preempt a process when it
returns to user space. Look for calls to the preempt() function from
machine-dependent trap return code.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>