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SubjectRe: interrupt ?
On Wed, 2001-11-28 at 20:18, McEnroe wrote:

> what is fast and slow interrupt ?
> what is the difference between this ?

fast interrupts occur with interrupts disabled, and are expected to be
completed quickly -- they are performed by the interrupt handlers

a slow interrupt occurs with interrupts enabled, such as bottom half

Robert Love

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