<<On Tue, 31 Aug 1999 15:16:48 -0700, Mike Smith <email@example.com> said:
> Actually, that's almost entirely system-dependant. The BIOS may well
> poll the keyboard controller/USB controller, for example.
And designs based on the Intel PIIX4 will generate SMI# interrupts for
whichever activities are programmed in the BIOS, completely bypassing
the traditional interrupt mechanism.
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