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Old 05-05-2008, 11:57 PM   #1
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Hi All,

I am interested in Linux kernel programming. Right now i am studying about interrupt handling. I have a question.

Are IOCTLS a way to handle software interrupts?

Under what situation we use request_irq/free_irq?

Any information regarding this will be appreciated?

Old 05-06-2008, 12:06 AM   #2
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The best I can suggest is to read "Linux device driver"
Old 05-08-2008, 04:04 AM   #3
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Thank you.


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