preemption

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preemption

The right to purchase property before, or in preference to, others.
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Opportunistic, preemptible Leases provide user access to a resource at an indeterminate time and make the resource available to the user for an indeterminate amount of time.
The TimeSys Linux kernel is fully preemptible to provide complete control over system processes through priority schedulable interrupt and softIRQ (bottom half) handlers, and a much wider range of process priorities than generic Linux.
Extending the LUC provision to political parties and eliminating the preemptible class of time for candidate and party ads significantly reduces the cost of political speech.
TimeSys' complete embedded Linux solutions for these boards feature TimeSys Linux GPL, consisting of a fully featured preemptible kernel that extends a standard Linux distribution to support the predictable, extremely low-latency response requirements of embedded systems based on the PowerPC architecture.
TimeSys Linux GPL consists of a powerful, fully featured, preemptible Linux kernel and all other modules needed to extend a standard Linux distribution to support the predictable, extremely low-latency response requirements of these embedded systems.
RedHawk Linux is based upon a multithreaded, fully preemptible Linux kernel with low-latency enhancements.