Re: Is it useful to support user level drivers

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Thu Jun 28 2001 - 17:54:19 EST


> >No. The IRQ might be shared, and you get a slight problem if you just disabled
> >an IRQ needed to make progress for user space to handle the IRQ
> Two choices:
> - Disallow shared interrupts for usermode drivers.

That's hard... If you your notebook comes with soundcard and ltmodem
sharing the irq, and ltmodem only has userspace driver, you are

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