Subject: Re: lost interrupts ?
To: Johan Rydberg <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/12/1999 20:49:52
On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 11:08:59AM +0200, Johan Rydberg wrote:
> Hi!
> 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?

Depends on your hardware, and what you're irq handler has to do. I've seen a
sustained rate of more than 20K interrupt/seconds (on 5mn average - peack rate
was certainly much higther) on a pentium 200, with 5 100Mbs NICs.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.