Interrupt handling: Theory

Specification Points
Specification Reference Specification Point
3.3.1 b Explain how interrupts are used to obtain processor time and how processing of interrupted jobs may later be resumed, (typical souces of interrupts should be identified and any algorithms and data structures should be described)


Mini Website

This mini website covers the specification points above.

Students should read through the information and make their own notes.

There are some suggestions for tasks in the 'Lesson Ideas' section which could be used to accompany the website.

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