Re: 1 or 2 MHz interrupt on PC

From: Martijn van Buul (
Date: 2001-05-07 16:04:07

Christer Palm wrote:
> Ruud Baltissen wrote:
> > 
> > Maybe a strange, even weird question but would a 1 or 2 MHz interrupt be
> > possible on a fast PC?
> > 
> At the highest interrupt level it would probably be possible, but it
> would seriously hurt performance. It wouldn't be very useful.

I wonder if it *is* possible, considering things like cache loss, busted
pipelines, that kind of yadda-yadda.

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