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- Subject: Ironic comment RE: cooperative multitasking
- From: RLake@...
- Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 15:58:24 -0500
> You've got 64 megs, which is nice, and Win32 fibers are supported
> in the API.
> But everything on the XBox runs in ring 0, which means user code
> does *not* have a separate stack from system code and interrupts.
> So each fiber needs a big stack (I forget how much, 16k or
> something like that) to allow for interrupts.
Ooh, scarey. 16k stacks. Gosh, and you've only got 64 megs to play with.
Oops, wait. You've got to squish Windows in there, somehow, don't you?