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SubjectRe: Huge console switching lags
On Tue, 2 Oct 2001, Andrew Morton wrote:
>In 2.4.10, the console switching code moved from interrupt context
>into process context. So if your system is taking a long time to
>schedule processes (in this case, keventd) then yes, console
>switching will take a long time.

And what's the brilliant reason for this? And don't give any BS about it
taking too long inside an interrupt context -- we're switching consoles not
start netscrape.

--Ricky


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