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By: Michal Koutný

July 20, 2022 5:41 pm

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What is a kernel thread?

The title suggests there exists one such concept as a kernel thread. The reality is much more complex than mere kernel threads and the rest. The practical need of differentiation popped up when systemd service manager needed to terminate all processes except for kernel threads. Ideally, the kernel threads would stay in the background doing […]

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