Subject: Re: kern/8628: Garbage can move between virtual terminals?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christian Biere <email@example.com>
Date: 01/26/2004 03:54:09
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David Laight wrote:
> The other problem is that you lock out interrupts for a long time.
> This is especially bad if ISA bus timings apply to the scroll.
spltty() is already used a lot in other places of wscons but agreed
it's overkill. Nonetheless, anything beyond is too complicated for me
but I think it should be almost trivial for the ones who wrote wscons.
I'd think you just have to lock a mutex in one of the switch routines
and release it when the switch is complete.
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