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Explain the process of handling an interrupt that occurs during a program? 9m jun2006

Explain the process of handling an interrupt that occurs during the execution of a program, with the help of an example. 9m jun2006   Interrupt Handling and Instruction Cycle  On the occurrence of an interrupt, an interrupt request (in the form of a signal) is issued to the CPU. The CPU on receipt of interrupt… Read More »

What is an interrupt? Explain each of the conditions under which an interrupt occurs 5m Dec2005

 What is an interrupt? Explain each of the conditions under which an interrupt occurs 5m Dec2005 Interrupt An interrupt is an external signal that occurs due to an exceptional event. It causes interruption in the execution of current program of CPU. An interrupt may be generated by a number of sources, which may beeither internal… Read More »