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Synonyms for interrupt

Synonyms for interrupt

to stop suddenly, as a conversation, activity, or relationship

to interject remarks or questions into another's discourse

Synonyms for interrupt

a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out

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destroy the peace or tranquility of

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interfere in someone else's activity

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Only after finishing this does it schedule a software interrupt to dispatch the packet to the user process, and all of the packets are dispatched before the user process is awakened.
1) by eliminating the software interrupt, polling interfaces for events, and processing received packets to completion at device IPL.
The device driver runs at interrupt priority level (IPL) = SPLIMP, and the IP layer runs via a software interrupt at IPL = SPLNET, which is lower than SPLIMP.
Software interrupts are implemented in the BIOS and hardware interrupts are implemented in the hardware.
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