February 22, 2008

Just what makes Linux tick

Last time, we spoke about the Linux process scheduler and how it runs in the shadows swapping processes in and out of a running state so everyone gets a stab at the CPU. Today weââ¬â¢ll go over how the kernel keeps track of time and just what it means to do something in a jiffy.

Link: itwire.com

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