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monolinux: An Introduction To Linux Scheduling

May 14, 2002, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Krout)

[ Thanks to Chaz for this link. ]

"Every individual who operates a computer would surely like his or her operating system to possess the ability to seamlessly switch its program execution from application to application. It's trivial to think of all the benefits that an OS with multiprogramming support delivers, but when pondering what sort of routine a kernel should carry out in order to allow proper sharing of resources among, say, sixty-five distinct processes all running at the same time, things get interesting..."

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