Subject: Re: lost interrupts ?
To: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
From: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/12/1999 09:38:20
Well, I was able to do 12K interrupts per second on a Vax-11/785 before
I couldn't execute the null interrupt service routine anymore.

But, I, too, would be interested in what h/w you had in mind.

-Mike Cheponis

On Tue, 12 Oct 1999, Eduardo E. Horvath wrote:

> > We're thinking of using NetBSD for one of our products. The
> > kernel will receive a frame sync interrupt at 8kHz. Have anyone
> > run into problems with interrupts that are genereted at that
> > high frequence?
> It might be easier to answer this question if you gave some
> description of the hardware you plan to use.  I would think that a
> 600MHz Alpha can handle a few more interrupts than a 16MHz 68020 or
> 80386.
> (What's the slowest VAX we run on?)
> =========================================================================
> Eduardo Horvath
> 	"I need to find a pithy new quote." -- me