Re: Virtual console slowness?

H. Peter Anvin (
20 Apr 1997 19:26:45 GMT

Followup to: <Pine.LNX.3.93.970419051654.2725A-100000@lamprey>
By author: aaron t porter <>
In newsgroup:
> I too noticed this under 2.1.35, with as low a load as .46
> keyboard response on another virtual terminal felt like a 1200 modem.
> Switched back to 2.1.29 (last kernel I had handy) and the problems
> disappeared. I had SMP enabled on a UP machine, haven't rebooted with my
> properly compiled kernel yet.

Did you compile in serial console? If so, everything is echoed to the
serial port at 9600 baud.


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