Subject: RE: Pegasos port status
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?'Jorge_Acereda_Maci=E1'?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Sealey <email@example.com>
Date: 07/18/2006 05:08:46
> > How? AFAIK OFW provides interrupt mapping information via the
> > properties of device nodes. But there is no generic interrupt
> > interface. (E.g. OFW calls OS back if a device has signaled an
> > interrupt or the like.) That is why port ofppc runs so
> slow. All OFW device drivers use polling.
> Hmmm... I thought there was a proposal to allow setting
> interrupt callbacks, but I've been searching for it without
> success. So probably it doesn't exist :-)
We are working on something new and similar idea though.
Matt Sealey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Manager, Genesi, Developer Relations