Understanding the Linux Kernel

  • Daniel P. Bovet Marco Cesati
  • Published 1999
Linux scheduling is based on the time-sharing technique already introduced in the section "CPU's Time Sharing" in Chapter 5, Timing Measurements: several processes are allowed to run "concurrently," which means that the CPU time is roughly divided into "slices," one for each runnable process.[1] Of course, a single processor can run only one process at any… CONTINUE READING


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