RE: [Patch] speed up interrupt handling

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2004-02-28 16:47:52
>>>>> On Sat, 28 Feb 2004 15:22:41 +1100, Peter Chubb <> said:

  Peter> Sorry, I should have been more clear.  For the user-mode driver, we
  Peter> need to disable the interrupt so that it can be acknowledged to the
  Peter> device in the user-level code after the in-kernel generic  interrupt
  Peter> handler has returned.

Ah, now it makes sense.  OK, I don't think it will have much of a
practical effect on the normal kernel, but the patch is obvious and
simple enough that I don't see a reason not to do it.

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