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RE: emulating no-senders notifications in L4?


From: Volkmar Uhlig
Subject: RE: emulating no-senders notifications in L4?
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2001 16:46:09 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG [mailto:address@hidden 
> Sent: Saturday, December 22, 2001 12:40 AM
>
> Espen Skoglund <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > If the handler doesn't do
> > so the task will merely loop on generating exception, but 
> this is not
> > much different from a task going into an endless programmed loop.
> 
> Except that traditionally in Unix such tasks get blown away with
> SIGILL, and we should do the same thing too.

That is still possible by deleting the task. 
A misbehaving thread/task is always under the control of the trusted
task server. That server can perform the shoot-down.

- Volkmar



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