Can an interrupt be processed by software without the need for hardware suppport? Assume an x86 architecture.
According to what I've read so far, "when the kernel receives an interrupt, all the registered handlers are invoked." I understand that the registered handlers for each IRQ can be viewed via ...
When a page fault occurs in a Linux system, the interrupt-handler has to figure out the reason why the page fault happened. But how ? Is there anywhere a special number for that !? If yes, where is ...