Subject: Re: More on rcons performance woes: pmax profiling
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/02/1999 15:34:18
In message <>,
Jason Thorpe writes:

>Not just "Sun PROM".  IIRC, Solaris doesn't use PROM routines to write
>text to the console, but instead uses somethine like wscons.

Hey, dont get me wrong. Acceptable console performance is a Good
Thing.  But there's no reason we _have_ to emulate Solaris consoles or
Sun PROM consoles on all ports.

And multia-line jump scrolling will help the `cat huge file test',
but it does bugger-all to improve Charles' "output" test.