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Subject[Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: fbcon slowness [was NTP on 2.4.2?]

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

If we implement a font cache in the future it could. Also that extra
memory is used to allow scrollback. We could break up the size of the
region. Have it a*2^n+b*2^(n-1)+c*2^(n-2)+... = 2.5 MB. Isn't math grand
:-)

MS: (n) 1. A debilitating and surprisingly widespread affliction that
renders the sufferer barely able to perform the simplest task. 2. A disease.

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