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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I recently went through Understanding the linux kernel, to get an idea of how system calls and interrupts function in an x86 based machine.
However, the level of detail has left me slightly confused. Here's what I understand.
System call process:
User code calls a library... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: ab_tall
I'm working on an AMD opteron running Linux 22.214.171.124
I want to preload a module specific register (MSR) with a value to have it overflow after a number of a specific event counts. As I understand, when the counter in the register overflows, an interrupt will be generated and handled by the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: mylinuxforums
Hi. I have a program whose job it is to manage 15 child processes. Sometimes these children die (sometimes deliberately other times with a SEGV). This causes a SIGCHLD to be sent to my program which uses waitpid() in the signal handler to gather information and, in most cases, restart the child.... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: jrichemont
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am new here ,i want to know about interrupts in detail.What r
Interrupts .how they r handeled.
Thanx in adavnce. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: vishwasrao
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Well, I don't know where exactly to ask this doubt so I'm asking in the newbie section. I was reading about traps and interrupts when I thought of traps as something that cease the control of the OS from the user and interrupts that cease the control yet provide support for multitasking. Am I right... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Legend986
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
My machine is a Unixware 7.1.3 is a files server, and I had never problem with that machine, but since two days, the machine presents slows problems, i think that the problem is te device interrupts, I had checked all and I dont found it any problem.
Thanks, (sorry my... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: By_Jam
7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
we practise our server with operating system ReliantUNIX 5.45 and we are using Informix Dynamic Server 7.31.
I ascertained a lot of cpu interrupts per second (int/s). The count of int/s exceeds critical maximum value considerably.
Machine specific notes for Informix Dynamic Server... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: urbale
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
hey i have been facing a problem,can you tell me if we can catch ctrl d in unix i have tried and sucessfully catched and disabled ctrl-c and ctrl -z but am not sure if we can do the same for CTRL-D, so got any clue mail on he forum or ...i mean c programming in Unix thats what i am working on (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: toughguy2handle
9. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
I'm a freshman here and I have a simple question.
Does unix use interrupts which is like Dos? Are they the same?
Thx.:cool: (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Frank_M