[LinuxBIOS] Bios Question

Richard Smith smithbone at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 01:14:56 CEST 2005

On 10/11/05, Art Fore <art.fore at comcast.net> wrote:

> We have two machines with AMD 64 processors, one with Asus motherboard &
> Via chipset. Another with Asus motherboard with Nvidia chipset. On the
> one with the Via chipset using WinXP, when an external interrupt is
> received from a stargen chip, it takes 8 microseconds for the response
> to the interrupt. On the Nvida chipset, it takes 40 microseconds. Both
> machines are running the same program (In house developed driver).

What are you looking at to determine this?  It may be a driver issue
and not a hardware issue.  Are you flipping a bit somewhere when the
interrupt is acknowlegded in the driver or when your app responds?

Richard A. Smith

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