CS 452/652 Fall 2019 - Lecture 6

September 16, 2019 prev next

Context Switch (cont'd)

Mode Switch

ARM Instructions

SWI Instruction

After SWI

Kernel Exit

System Call Processing

Outlook: Hardware Interrupt

Task Management

Additional Information

An earlier document by Bill Cowan is available here.

This is certainly not the only way to write a context switch and I do not necessarily recommend (or not recommend) this particular approach, but I figure every bit of information can help.