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Fisher Daniel
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Joined: Sep 14, 2001
Posts: 582
Dear all,
I have read a tutorial about thread form www.java.sun.com
It say "If two thread of the same priority are waiting for the CPU, the scheduler choose one of them to run in a round-robin fashion".
What is the meaning of 'round-robin fashion' ?
daniel
aymen esawey
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Joined: Jan 29, 2002
Posts: 61
it's timesliced.
http://choices.cs.uiuc.edu/~f-kon/RoundRobin/node1.html
also you can always search!!!duh
[ March 17, 2002: Message edited by: aymen esawey ]

Aymen Esawey<br />SCJP <img src="smile.gif" border="0"> <br /><a href="http://www.javaranch.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=32&t=001968" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">how to nuke the SUN </a>
Brian Lugo
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Joined: Nov 10, 2000
Posts: 165
Hi Fisher!
Please note that this is talking about SUN's Java implementation and may not apply to other Java compilers.
Brian
 
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