Re: Suggestion for module .init.{text,data} sections

From: Dominik Kubla (
Date: Sun Apr 29 2001 - 15:40:53 EST

On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 01:05:23AM +0000, Pavel Machek wrote:
> You can't do that. Think about interrupt routine being swapped out.
> Kernel is *not* preemptible.

Quite a statement. Would you care to elaborate? I thought there are Unix
(or Unix-like) kernels out there that allow pageing and premption of kernel
parts. Or am i mistaken?


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