Re: Q for the standards gurus...

Alan Cox (
Sun, 4 May 1997 15:19:34 +0100 (BST)

> Sun boasted improved performance with KAIO in Solaris 2.4, more or
> less at the same time when they modularized telnetd and ran that
> in kernel as well.

Yep. A lot of OS's put AIO into user space as a thread operation either doing
the thread fork on the user or kernel side. In the Linux case we can create
shared vm theads and destroy them in under 10uS