Interrupts occurrence

Angelo Fraietta angelo_f at
Fri Feb 22 21:41:02 UTC 2002

I worked it out. I did not have the interrupt pin held high for long 
enough. I am now generating and decoding interrupts every 1 Ms.

Angelo Fraietta wrote:

> At what speed can I have interrupts happening in the pc386 bsp running 
> at 16 MHz. I am generating an interrupt with an external 
> microcontroller -- currently every 30 Ms (I was hoping to make it 
> possible every 1 Ms) -- however, the 386 is missing some of the 
> interrupts.  I am attempting to transfer data between the 
> microcontroller an the 386 by using a 16 Bit device driver and using 
> interrupts to synchronize the two processors. Should I be trying to 
> use DMA for data transfer rates of this speed?

Angelo Fraietta

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