Subject: Re: More on rcons performance woes: pmax profiling
To: R. C. Dowdeswell <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/02/1999 14:48:24
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R. C. Dowdeswell" writes:

>Actually to expand on the thoughts that I was having:
>I was not thinking of checking for copyrow ops, but more just
>checking for any pending output with the Nagle-like algorithm.

Ive been doing networking so long I didnt think that needed saying :)


>I think that speeding up the frame buffer consoles is actually very
>important as I found myself on my Multia ssh'ing in from a computer
>next to it, because the console was so slow.  (And a couple of
>friends have made similar comments.)

But, but...  we already support a window system. Why do you and your
friends want a second one, inside the kernel? :->.