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SubjectRE: spurious 8259A interrupt
On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> The best way to deal with spurious interrupts is to ack the interrupt at
> the device ASAP in the handler, especially if you know that the response
> is slow.

I am getting those from the lAPIC timer interrupt (on a VIA KM133 Duron
system). And the APIC timer interrupt IS acked (almost) immediately. So, I
have a choice: no NMI watchdog or that uncomfortably increasing ERR:
counter. Kernel 2.6.3.

Guennadi Liakhovetski

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