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Dynamic Starting of Prestart Jobs Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037282D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

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Beck, JR Cheung, KC Hammersley, SD Parker, NE Pinnow, KW Richardson, KK [+details]


A mechanism added to an operating system dynamically starts more prestart jobs under the control of a user. Prestart jobs are common in operating systems and typically are designed such that one job handles many requests for work and are started before the requests for work arrive.