Light Weight Kernel Threads

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Light Weight Kernel Threads (LWKT) is a computer science term and from DragonFlyBSD in particular. LWKTs differ from normal kernel threads in that they can preempt normal kernel threads. According to Matt Dillon, DragonFlyBSD creator:

See also[edit]


  • Matt Dillon's post about the LWKT scheduler
  • Kerner, Sean Michael (2006-01-10), "New DragonFly Released For BSD Users", InternetNews, retrieved 2011-11-20
  • Biancuzzi, Federico (2004-07-08), "Behind DragonFly BSD", O'Reilly Media, retrieved 2011-11-20
  • Loli-Queru, Eugenia (2004-03-13), "Interview with Matthew Dillon of DragonFly BSD", OSNews
  • Luciani, Robert (2009-05-24), M:N threading in DragonflyBSD (PDF), BSDCon, archived from the original (pdf) on 2010-12-23
  • Andrews, Jeremy (2007-08-06), "Interview: Matthew Dillon", KernelTrap, archived from the original on 2011-05-15, retrieved 2011-11-20
  • Vervloesem, Koen (2010-04-21), "DragonFly BSD 2.6: towards a free clustering operating system",, retrieved 2011-11-19
  • Kerner, Sean Michael (2006-07-25), "DragonFly BSD 1.6 Cuts the Cord", InternetNews, retrieved 2011-11-20
  • Townsend, Trent (2006-01-18), "A Quick Review of DragonFly BSD 1.4", OSNews, retrieved 2011-11-16
  • Interjú Matthew Dillionnal a DragonFly BSD alapítójával, 2003-10-10, retrieved 2011-11-20