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Re: User-space device drivers: ``interface to interrupt hardware''


From: Thomas Schwinge
Subject: Re: User-space device drivers: ``interface to interrupt hardware''
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 17:21:03 +0200
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Hello!

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 02:22:00PM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> Thomas Schwinge <address@hidden> writes:
> > What is Minix doing?
> 
> Minix 3 uses user-level drivers.  In some cases, when a transient
> failure affects a driver process, it may be restarted.

That I already knew about Minix.

My question was rather if someone already knows the details about how the
Minix microkernel handles hardware interrupts, how they are passed to
user-space servers and how they are being handled there.


Regards,
 Thomas

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