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Re: [f-cpu] F-CPU architecture...


woodelf wrote:

PS. The thread idea is that for general tasks or just kernal tasks?
Also threads  often need a hardware timer for many operations too.

You mean threadlets? They're not meant as a mechanism for supporting threads. In fact, they're orthogonal to threads: Any thread (or process, for that matter) may fork threadlets to parallelize computations.

How threadlets behave in supervisor mode (or in presence of system calls and traps) is TBD, however. Personally, I would restrict threadlets to user mode.

Michael "Tired" Riepe <michael@xxxxxxxx>
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