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SubjectRe: fbcon slowness [was NTP on 2.4.2?]
James Simmons wrote:
> Ug!!! This is getting bad. Give me some time. I plan on releasing a new
> vesafb using MMX to help speed up the drawing routines. It will help alot
> with the latency issues. I also know using ARM assembly we can greatly
> reduce the latency issues.

There is another issue with vesafb. It tries to use an MTRR, but this
fails for the 2.5MB region that is video RAM because 2.5MB is not a
power of two.

The console driver does not actually use 2.5MB. Does it make sense to
use an MTRR for the smaller power-of-two region?

-- Jamie
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