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Re: deferred cancellation of ipc

From: Stefan Götz
Subject: Re: deferred cancellation of ipc
Date: 16 Oct 2003 09:23:42 +1000

On Wed, 2003-10-15 at 09:49, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > > Or does maybe stopping a thread on another CPU count as 
> > > preemption and is also delayed?
> > 
> > Sorry, but I don't get what you mean.  What is "stopping"; exregs?
> Yes.  Also called halting.  If I stop/halt a thread on another cpu, will
> this stop/halt the thread even if it delayed preemption?  Or does preemption
> delay prevent that?

Yes. No. DPs do not alter the effects of system calls like ThreadControl
or ExchangeRegisters.


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