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Re: emulating no-senders notifications in L4?

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: emulating no-senders notifications in L4?
Date: 21 Dec 2001 16:22:00 -0800
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Espen Skoglund <address@hidden> writes:

> No.  If, say, an exception is not handled properly the kernel just
> resumes it (or just removes it from the run queue, generating the
> impression that the task is spinning in an endless loop).  An example
> of such an exception is when a thread generates a page fault but there
> is no valid pager associated with thread that can handle the fault.
> The kernel can not simply decide to kill a task.  The decission to
> kill a task must be taken at user-level.

Ok, then I think there isn't a problem here.  Whew.

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