Re: time drift and fb comsole activity

From: Cort Dougan (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 18:59:42 EST

} > We have the same trouble on PPC but we make sure to re-sync on each
} > interrupt. We can see several lost timer interrupts after a ^L in emacs
} > running on the fb console. The resync lets us catch up on those interrupts
} > (and not lose time) but we still spend a lot of time not servicing
} > interrupts.
} > Does x86 not resync on timer interrupts?
} The fbdev console problem is too horrible to pretend to solve by resyncing
} on timer interrupts. At least for the x86 the fix is to sort out the fb
} locking properly

How close is that?
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