Re: Interrupt handler

From: Karim Yaghmour
Date: Sat Apr 17 2004 - 13:53:03 EST

MNH wrote:
If a process is executing a system call, and an interrupt is invoked,
the process blocks. Now since interrupt handlers cannot block, the time
for which the IH runs is taken out of the process's time-slice ( Is this
right ?).

What if the IH takes up all of the process's time-slice, does the
process gets knocked off the current list and thrown into the expired
list or is there something more to it?

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