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Friday, April 19, 2013
Generating interrupts with a gem5 device
Today I extended my work of adding a device to gem5 by causing the device to generate an interrupt. Interrupts seem to be architecture-specific in gem5, so I needed to include some X86-specific functionality. I copied the approach taken in gem5 for the x86 keyboard interrupts, but with IRQ 3 (because it was available) for my device.
The following files should help recreate this effort: