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Re: 2.1.131 strikes back!

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Subject: Re: 2.1.131 strikes back!
From: K.H.C.vanHouten@research.kpn.com (Karel van Houten)
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 15:49:42 +0100 (MET)
Cc: K.H.C.vanHouten@research.kpn.com (Houten K.H.C. van )
In-reply-to: <XFMail.990119235408.Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Hi Harald,

After applying your (reverse) patch to zs.c, 2.1.131 runs fine,
but indeed, init is slow again.

Regards,
Karel.


Harald Koerfgen wrote:
> 
> Well, you were right, Ralf, it doesn't make a difference. A simple test
> showed that the behaviour on the serial console line didn't change. Bang
> again. At least my test lead me into the right direction: the serial device
> drivers was (and still is) in badly need for some polishing.
> 
> Applying the attached patch seems to change everything to normal,
> including the slowed down init :-(. On the other hand, if such little
> changes affect the speed of init I would consider the zs serial device
> driver as scrap. Any volunteers? <evil grin>
> 
> While speaking about the subject: Tom, what about your DS 2100? Do you see
> an abnormal slowdown of init?
> 
> Ride safe.
> ---
> Regards,
> Harald
> 
> P.S.: Please simply forget my patch to r2300_misc.S. This is completly
> NULL.
> 
> P.P.S: I am going to do some work on the annoying "Warning: File '...' 
> has modification time in the future" feature :-).

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