Subject: Re: i386 interrupt counters
To: Chris G Demetriou <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/11/1996 15:56:54
Chris G Demetriou <> writes:

> So, i guess the summary is, in my opinion, 'evcnt' may be useful for
> per-device event counters, but it sucks if you're trying to keep track
> of interrupts, which are _not_ "per-device," but rather "per-bus" on
> many systems, including PCs (and all other systems on which interrupt
> sharing can happen).

After looking at the code more, I have to agree.

In fact, I think I'll make the names irq, firq, and stray.  That way
they are all seperated.  btw, I never see any fast irq's on my machine.
I wonder if that code is even used.  :)