Does it really stabilise the system?
Posted Mar 17, 2005 15:20 UTC (Thu) by gnb
In reply to: Does it really stabilise the system?
Parent article: Handling interrupts in user space
> In that situation, the most it could do without a kernel bug is lock up
>the console (maybe not even that).
That's optimistic. Any driver for a DMA-capable device can pretty much
obliterate the system. Moving stuff into user-space should eliminate
some classes of crash, but it's not the answer to everything.
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