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Kernel threads - so what?

Kernel threads - so what?

Posted Aug 28, 2009 20:49 UTC (Fri) by dlang (subscriber, #313)
In reply to: Kernel threads - so what? by oak
Parent article: In brief

computers can easily track several thousand inactive threads with very little overhead, but the sysadmin trying to examine ps or top output to figure out what's happening has a much lower threshold

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Kernel threads - so what?

Posted Sep 8, 2009 9:04 UTC (Tue) by jlokier (guest, #52227) [Link]

Obvious solution is to hide kernel threads in ps/pstree/top.

It would be nice if the kernel threads had lazy stacks too, to save a bit of memory.

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