avg at icyb.net.ua
Mon Feb 2 03:45:18 PST 2009
on 30/01/2009 15:08 Paolo Pisati said the following:
> Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> INTR_FILTER - what does it do?
>> It doesn't seem to be documented anywhere, but seems to affect interrupt
> for a bit more information about interrupt filtering, see here:
so would it be correct to say that INTR_FILTER is designed to make life
much easier in view of shared interrupts.
>From the code it seems that there would be virtually no difference when
there are no shared interrupt, but with shared interrupts INTR_FILTER
removes all the churn and makes interrupt handling nice and clean (from
device drivers point of view).
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