[FreeVMS] Re: New release 0.0.54

Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: New release 0.0.54
From: Roar Thronæs (roart@nvg.ntnu.no)
Date: Tue Sep 14 2004 - 10:26:36 CEST

On Fri, Sep 10, 2004 at 12:06:02PM -0600, Roger Tucker wrote:
> What are you thoughts about IPL? The i386s only allow turning on/off all
> interrupts.

Have implemented it in some way in software.

> Are interrupts blocked on the i386 while your in an interrupt?

Seems that the CPU does cli. (It may also be possible to mask)

> Is mycli() something you just using for debugging? Not sure what that is
> for...

I use it mainly to do the cli instruction, and try to get some atomicity.

Roar Thronæs

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