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SubjectRe: Huge console switching lags
Lorenzo Allegrucci wrote:
>
> I've experienced huge (4/5 seconds) console switching lags with
> 2.4.10 running this [1], never seen before with any kernel.

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.

> 2.4.10-ac2 is even worse, it can take up to 10/20 seconds and longer
> to switch from a console to another (CTRL+F1,F2 etc) while running
> the beast below:
>
> [1]
> #!/bin/sh
> bomb(){bomb|bomb&};bomb
>

The simple ones are always the best ones, aren't they?

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