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CHAINED EVENTS VECTOR

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006757D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jan-30

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Richard Soja

Abstract

Current microprocessor based systems use inter- rupt vectors which contain only one address-that of the start address of an interrupt handler to process the inter- rupt event. An application which uses different vectors to cause execution of the same group of software rou- tines in a variety of orders requires a software overhead, usually in the form of a jump-k-subroutine table, to organ- ize the order of execution.