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    > 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.

    Ralf

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