Threads and processes

Jake Pollmann jake.pollmann at
Tue Mar 1 15:20:37 MST 2005

On Tue, 1 Mar 2005 15:02:08 -0700 (MST), David Smith <DavidSmith at> wrote:
> Here are two process questions for the kernel heads:
> 1. I am developing a multi-threaded app in C++ for Linux. Under RHEL 3.0,
> when I do 'ps -A', my app shows up just once, but under Debian Unstable,
> 'ps -A' shows 10 (the number of threads I have).

I'm nearly certain I'm not qualified to comment on this, but could it
be due to Redhat's use of nptl?  I don't belive that Debian's 2.4
kernels use it, but I'm certain that RHEL 3.0 does.


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