Re: Is it useful to support user level drivers

From: Balbir Singh (
Date: Thu Jun 21 2001 - 07:43:37 EST

--- Alan Cox <> wrote:
> The problem is that the IRQ has to be cleared in
> kernel space, because otherwise
> you may deadlock.

I agree, the idea is to clear the IRQ in kernel space
and then deliver to user level programs interested
using a signal (Real time SIGINT or something similar)
If somebody is interested I could in sometime come
up with what I have in mind and send it to this list,
accept comments and criticism.


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