Microsoft by the numbers


From correspondent AY: 150,000,000 Number of Windows 7 licenses sold, making Windows 7 by far the fastest growing operating system in history. <10 Percentage of US netbooks running Windows in 2008. 96 Percentage of US netbooks running Windows in 2009. 9,000,000 Number of customer downloads of the Office 2010 beta…

Linux semaphores


Re: Schedule idle MOLNAR Ingo ([email protected]) Wed, 11 Nov 1998 04:09:32 +0100 (CET) [...] > _please_ We can do better than this. Only semaphores (not spinlocks) need > to have the priority inheritance. [...] nope there are _not_ only semaphores, but many other types of locks. > [...] This can…