Symantec Interview Question for Associates

Country: India
Interview Type: In-Person

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of 6 vote

Process is divided into threads and each thread gets run on different cores.
If number_of_threads <= cores, each thread gets run
if number_of_threads > cores, only subset of threads get run at a time. Thread scheduling comes into play.

- chandershivdasani September 18, 2012 | Flag Reply
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of 2 vote

Correct. This is only for kernel threads. For user threads there is no difference.

- Noobie September 21, 2012 | Flag Reply
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of 1 vote

In case of non Linux kernels and SMP environment, as long as there are multiple tasks in the ready queue, they would be dispatched on multiple cores.

- Sujatha January 25, 2013 | Flag Reply

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