Avadis Tevanian, Jr., Richard F. Rashid, David B. Golub, David
L. Black, Eric Cooper, and Michael W. Young. Mach Threads and the
Unix Kernel: The Battle for Control.
Technical Report CMU-CS-87-149, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon
University, August 1987.
This paper examines a kernel implemented lightweight process
mechanism built for the Mach operating system. The pros and cons of
such a mechanism are discussed along with the problems encountered
during its implementation.