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Old 07-21-2006, 01:58 AM   #1
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Signaling mechanism in Kernel Thread in kernel 2.6 and 2.4

I want to know about signalining mechanism in kernel 2.6 and 2.4 for kernel thread.
1. Can we register singal handler separately for each kernel thread?

2. Can we perform "lock" and "unlock" operations in signal handler in kernel thread? if not then why?

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well... the signaling isn't really dependent on locking, per se... the only restriction is that you don't want to lock when you could be sleeping. And this depends on what kind of locks you're using.
This is a decent primer on threads, which covers some signal topics. Hope it helps.


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