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KernelTrap: CPU Scheduler Documentation

Feb 16, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Josh Aas announced the availability of some comprehensive documentation for the Linux CPU scheduler as available in the kernel. The document begins with an introduction talking about the rapid rate of Linux kernel development noting, 'this pace of development has led to a situation where very few of the kernel's major components are adequately documented at the implementation level.' He goes on to add, 'the goal of this paper is to provide in-depth documentation, [...] hopefully of use to kernel developers who must work with the code, a well as students and researchers who wish to understand the implementation of a real, working scheduler..."

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