[linux-audio-user] Interrupt sharing question
rtp405 at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 1 14:20:01 EST 2003
Does linux control hardware polling? If yes, then
recompile the kernel with USB as a module and don't
'modprobe usb' until it's needed. Afterwards, you can
I don't know the answer to my question but have
assumed this is how things work. It'd be good to have
a definitive insite. Anyone?
Warning; I've got my new hardware so ignorant
questions forthcoming. :)
--- Larry Troxler <lt at westnet.com> wrote:
> Just a quick question. After installing Redhat 8,
> I'm a bit concerned by the
> follwing line in my /proc/interrupts:
> 10: 476 XT-PIC usb-uhci, usb-uhci,
> Aside from the extreme nausea resulting from
> learning that my sacred MIDI port
> is being put in the same office as the disgusting
> mundane usb port, is this
> a performance issue if I'm not actually using the
> usb port?
> I suspect there is a bit of a hit because the
> interrupt handler now has to
> poll all the sources, but I maybe not - I understand
> the principles of
> interrupt handling but not the specifics of the PCI
> bus or the linux kernel.
> So do I need to do something about this, or not?
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