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    SubjectRe: Linux Kernel constraints!
    On Thu, 21 Jan 1999, Oliver Xymoron wrote:

    > > 1. kernel is not preemptive. ie even a higher priority user thread cant
    > > cause another thread to be swapped if the other thread is presently running
    > > in privileged/kernel context.
    > Not true. All things that are not running with interrupts disabled can be
    > preempted.

    Note the 'running in kernel context'.

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