PowerPC interrupt setup

Thomas Schilling tjs_ng at yahoo.de
Tue Feb 7 15:33:02 CET 2006

Matthias Lange wrote:

>I am stuck with porting the Fiasco microkernel to PowerPC. I can't  
>find any clear documentation about how to setup a interrupt  
>description table. So, these are my questions:
>1. How is an interrupt descriptor formed on PowerPC? How does it look?
>2. Where (in memory) do I need to store these descriptors?
>The IBM PowerPC Programming Manual gives me a good overview but no  
>information on how to implement it. Can someone please point me to  
>some meaningful documentation?


Book III contains a section where the interrupt descriptors seem to be
specified as detailed as you need.

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