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SubjectRe: a joint letter on low latency and Linux
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>>>>> "Linus" == Linus Torvalds <torvalds@transmeta.com> writes:

Linus> The answer is really simple: if you want low latencies, don't
Linus> use fbcon. (Or, if you want to, fix it). End of story. This
Linus> is not a "Linux problem" - it's a "don't do that then" problem.

Just to play devil's advocate (daemon's advocate?:) ::

What about platforms where fbcon is the only con?

Or is the fbcon-induced latency an i386-specific problem?

-JimC
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