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    SubjectRe: looking for info on kernel_thread
    kernel_thread is used to create the kernel-level processes like kswapd,
    bdflush, and others. I would tend to think that it is preemptable like
    any other process, but I could be wrong. Feel free to correct me. :)

    On Mon, 12 Apr 1999 pwhiting@fury.ittc.ukans.edu wrote:

    > I am looking for some details about kernel threads.
    > I see kernel_thread defined in arch/whatever/kernel/,
    > but I am not totally clear on the details of how it
    > works. Specifically, how is it scheduled? Is it
    > preemptable? (my guess is no.)
    >
    > Is there a doc/book available with any details?
    >
    > thanks.
    >
    > pete
    >
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