Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sun 27th Feb 2011 12:06 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems This is a situation where I need the help of you OSnews readers who are experienced with low-level development on ARM, SPARC, PowerPC, MIPS, and other hardware architectures we have on computers nowadays. The issue is that I'm currently designing the part of my hobby kernel which takes care of interrupts. Although I mostly work on x86 at the moment, I'd like to keep this code portable to other hardware architectures in the future. To do that, I have to know how interrupt handling works on as much HW architectures as possible.
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RE[4]: Apple II
by zimbatm on Sun 27th Feb 2011 22:57 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Apple II"
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Nah I agree :-) I believe to have acknowledged that polling is not adapted anymore in my previous post, but probably not really clearly. It's just that I think it's good to question past decisions and not always blindly build on top of it. Your approach of building an OS is a testament that you are on the same camp :-)

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