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Old 03-04-2005, 02:26 AM   #1
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what advantage do kernel thread has over process?

And what disavantage do kernel thread has over process?
Plz give an application that will benefit from using theads, and one doesn't.

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Please, do not double-post. Your other thread is found here:

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It's hard to talk about adavantages and disadvantages. Threads and processes are just designed to different tasks. When you have an app that needs to run another, get its result and do something with it, you'll use a process. If you have an app that does many things at one time (let's say a web server that handles a number of connections, but shares large amount of data between them), thread is a good solution.


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