Subject: Re: Patch to add console scrollback support.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 06/04/2001 12:27:25
In message <email@example.com>firstname.lastname@example.org writes
>I considered mapping the frame buffer with a single giant page,
>but the current mmap() interface does not lend itself to that.)
Have we *still* not fixed that? years ago someone suggested a new
devsw entry (solaris-inspired?) to allow mmap'ing a `segment' in one
fell swoop. Seemed like the right approach to me, allowed incremental
(port-by-port) updates, via a simple, MI wrapper which just iterated
over all pages in the range.
Were there actual problems with that, or was it just lack of