Re: Preventing Linux from switching tasks?

From: twgray (
Date: 09/02/05

Date: 2 Sep 2005 07:21:28 -0700

Geronimo W. Christ Esq wrote:
> twgray wrote:
> > I have a GUI library which requires the underlying OS to prevent task
> > switching during screen refreshes. Does anyone know how to do this in
> > Linux? Or, if it is even possible?
> What do you mean by "screen refreshes" ? Linux does not not include any
> software to refresh any screen.

Linux doesn't, but the GUI library I am implementing does have screen
refreshing, and it requires that the underlying OS suspend task
switching while doing it.