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SubjectRe: interrupt handler
On Fri, 2002-08-23 at 08:17, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> Interrupts default to OFF within an interrupt handler. Given this,
> why would you use a spin-lock within the ISR on a single-processor
> machine?

Only the current interrupt handler is disabled... interrupts are
normally ON.

Robert Love

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