Subject: Re: Polled vs. interrupt driven pcmcia sockets
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/25/1999 11:12:26
On 25 Sep 1999 07:56:49 -0000 wrote:

 > 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.

More often than that... probably twice a second.  You'd be really upset
if you pulled out a device and the kernel attempted to talk to it before
the next few-second interval was up.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>