User: Password:
|
|
Subscribe / Log in / New account

Moving interrupts to threads

Moving interrupts to threads

Posted Oct 10, 2008 13:21 UTC (Fri) by jzbiciak (subscriber, #5246)
In reply to: Moving interrupts to threads by jlokier
Parent article: Moving interrupts to threads

To distill what you just said: The existing bottom halves aren't actually full kernel threads, and therefore aren't subject to the other scheduling mechanisms you might use to prioritize handling.

Did I understand you correctly?


(Log in to post comments)

Moving interrupts to threads

Posted Oct 10, 2008 14:05 UTC (Fri) by jlokier (guest, #52227) [Link]

That's correct.

Also threaded interrupts can sleep, take locks and allocate memory as normal threads.


Copyright © 2017, Eklektix, Inc.
Comments and public postings are copyrighted by their creators.
Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds