interrupt registration

Adam Lackorzynski adam at
Tue Aug 4 22:48:11 CEST 2009

On Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 20:36:37 -0700, eric johnson wrote:
> i m using a pistachio L4 kernel. ( with no operating system on top. )
> I am running this on an emulator ( qemu) .  So i dont have a way of having
> real interrupts. There might be a way in qemu to do that , but i dont know
> how.
> My question is : i figure there is an interrupt thread for every interrupt.
> ? Since i dont have any real hardware i would like to have a interrupt
> thread for a random interrupt no. How do i make sure that this interrupt
> thread is created ? I am trying to simulate the behaviour of an interrupt
> processing in L4.

Why do you think that Qemu's interrupts are not real from the point of
view of the software running on it?

Adam                 adam at

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