On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, Jerry van Dijk wrote:
"Stephane Richard writes:

[..]
 > [..]  I'm sure everyone has heard of hardware/software interrupts
 > such as Interrupt 10h being video card access, interrupt 21h being calls to
 > OS services and the likes.
 >
 > How would one go about calling these interrupts?

That depends on the OS."

Indeed, the examples Stephane Richard gave are for DOS. But even Linux on
Intel x86 uses different interrupt numbers for these services.