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SubjectRe: Can context switches be faster?
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John Richard Moser wrote:
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> The second is, if it IS possible to get faster context switches in
> general use, can the L4 context switch methods be used in Linux? I
> believe L4 is BSD licensed-- at least the files in their CVS repo that I
> looked at have "BSD" stamped on them. Maybe some of the code can be
> examined, adopted, adapted, etc.
>

Looking a bit deeper, Iguana is OzPLB licensed, oops. :(

The question still remains, though, as to what must happen during
context switches that takes so long and if any of it can be sped up.
Wikipedia has some light detail...


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