"Ingo Molnar posted a set of 11 patches introducing 'the first
release of the 'Syslet' kernel feature and kernel subsystem, which
provides generic asynchrous system call support.' Ingo
"'Syslets are small, simple, lightweight programs (consisting of
system-calls, 'atoms') that the kernel can execute autonomously
(and, not the least, asynchronously), without having to exit back
into user-space. Syslets can be freely constructed and submitted by
any unprivileged user-space context - and they have access to all
the resources (and only those resources) that the original context
has access to...'"
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