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SubjectRe: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
> Re: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
>
> From: Robert Love (rml@tech9.net)
> Date: Mon Jan 14 2002 - 15:16:45 EST
>
>
> > > You're claiming that preemption by nature is not Unix-like?
> >
> > Kernel preemption is not traditionally part of UNIX.
>
> True original AT&T was non-preemptible, but it also didn't originally
> have paging. Today, Solaris, IRIX, latest BSD (via BSDng), etc. are all
> preemptible kernels.
>

He doesn't like IRIX, so ... :-)

Martin
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