Call for Developers! Userland threading

Sander Vesik sander at
Thu Aug 7 09:44:36 PDT 2003

Matthew Dillon <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>    Just lwkt_thread I think.  Sure there's a little pollution but it's
>    better to have pollution then confusion.
>    Besides, who says we wouldn't eventually be running whole kernels in
>    userland?  Then the userland LWKT's would deserve the 'K'.

Something even semi-hypervisorish would be cool. On stock hardware you will
need coopeartion from the child kernel to an extent but it would be a good
level of separation to have. Not as a replacement of jail but rather as
a lite version of system partitions/domains (i believe vms galaxies are also

>                                        -Matt
>                                        Matthew Dillon 
>                                        <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>


+++ Out of cheese error +++

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