Interrupt

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    Interrupt

    An interrupt is a signal from a device attached to a computer within the computer that requires the OS to stop. This interruption is temporary, and, after the interrupt handler finishes,the processor resumes normal activities. 

    Interrupt are external or internal event of CPU used to handle any particular task. In operating system concept interrupt are services or signal used to start and stop any particular task/process.

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