Re: "Interesting Multitasking Bug" update

Systemkennung Linux (
Fri, 31 Jan 1997 02:35:34 +0100 (MET)

> I have noticed that text displaying on a console tends to "eat" time
> slices, too. I don't have linux up and running here at work, but how
> about repeating your experiment using an X TERM and see how that works?

The problem is known and long standing. It however doesn't violate the
spec, so ...

> I'm curious if this is a bug in the console or something else.

It won't affect the console because Xterms don't do calls to write(2)
with huge blocks to write.