Question about UTCB

Benno benjl at
Thu Feb 23 23:18:53 CET 2006

On Thu Feb 23, 2006 at 17:15:24 -0500, Jonathan S. Shapiro wrote:
>This is a naive, simple question -- I looked in the reference manual and
>the answer did not jump out at me.
>When a process is preempted, where are its registers stored? Are the
>stored in the UTCB, or are they stored in some data structure that is
>only accessible to the kernel?

They are stored in the thread's TCB, which is kernel private data.



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