Re: Strange P6 2.0.25 syslog message

Systemkennung Linux (
Sun, 17 Nov 1996 21:02:55 +0100 (MET)

> I wrote the patch... The P6 CPU has a bug whereby a spurious interrupt may be
> delivered as an exception 15 trap rather than an interrupt 15. Spurious
> interrupts are a normal part of system operation and occur from time to time.

Btw - does anyone have numbers how often these spurious interrupts appear
on a Intel system? I've got a Linux/MIPS system on which I receive a
significant number of these from peripherals connected via an mostly
undocumented PC/Intel-style bus interface.