Implementation of Thread in Kernel Space

Q1. Explain implementation of Thread in the Kernel.

Ans. The kernel’s thread table holds each thread registration, state and other information. The information is the same as with the use-level threads, but now kept in the kernel instead of the user space (inside the run-time system). This information is the subset of information that traditional kernels maintain about their single-threaded process, that is, the process state. In addition, the kernel also maintains the traditional process table to keep track of processes.

Implementation of Thread in Kernel

Figure: A thread package managed by kernel

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