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SubjectRe: Periodic RTC interrupt
On Sun, Feb 20, 2000 at 12:00:23PM +0100, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> I think on UP machines the old IRQ scheme shouldn't be touched.

I think you're wrong.

The RTC is _still_ connected to the timer pin on the CPU,
which means it gets a very high priority interrupt, which
is exactly what we want.

IRQ0, where the PIT lives, is the lowest priority interrupt.

In 2.3.47, all vestages of PIT-as-timer will be gone.


r~

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