On Sun, 2 Aug 1998, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> yesterday I managed to bring up my Indy with the new console code riped
> out from 2.1.109. Today I've implemented new scrolling stuff for newport
> abscon, which will give us a really fast console.
This is very, very cool, and much needed to go on with 2.1.x kernel
> My simple test program,
> which does 1000 printf("\n") in a loop, gives me about 62000 lines/second
> on a 160x64 sized console. I also tried that program on my Dual P-233
> with a Matrox Millenium and got about 260000 lines/s on a 80x25 sized
> console (which is less than 1/5 the size of the Indy console).
Well, this is very cool. What kind of use is this? aalib... man, that'll
be neat. To hell with X when you have aalib.
Huge congratulations on the abscon stuff, Thomas.