I am reading the Wikipedia article for process management. My focus is on Linux. I cannot figure out the relation and differences between system call, message passing and interrupt, in their concepts ...
is there something out there ? Like top is for ps
as far as I know, Linux has 'fast interrupts', those that were requested with SA_INTERRUPT flag; fast interrupts are executed with all other interrupts disabled on the current CPU. But how does it ...
I was reading "Linux device drivers, 3rd edition" and don't completely understand a part describing interrupt handlers. I would like to clarify: are the interrupt handlers in Linux nonpreemptible? ...