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Old 04-20-2006, 04:23 AM   #1
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Talking differences in task_struct between 2.4 and 2.6

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i need to know the differences in task_struct between kernel version 2.4.x and 2.6.x I mean the way of scheduling(sched.h). plz help quickly...ioi...
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How about looking at the kernel headers?
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Rep: Reputation: 67 is a great place to look at things in a bunch of different kernel versions. As Randux said.. just look at the code, the differences should be quite easy to spot.

Linux 2.4.28 task_struct (from

Linux 2.6.11 task_struct (from
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And for 2.6.16;i=task_struct

This link can be used with : it has newer kernels and more architectures BUT doesn't have older than 2.6.9. Very usefull still.


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