Subject: Polled vs. interrupt driven pcmcia sockets
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List: tech-kern
Date: 09/25/1999 07:56:49
Since IRQs are so scarce on my laptop, I was wondering if it would be
possible to modify the pcmcia goop to poll once every few seconds rather
than use an interrupt tht sits idle most of the time.

This would let me have both my wavelan and an ethernet card inserted, for

If pcic_intr() is safe to call from a timeout, I suspect just calling
pcic_intr once every 2 seconds would Just Work, but I'm not really certain
if it is safe to do this.