L4Linux console using CPU

Bert van Leeuwen bert.vanleeuwen at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 00:00:37 CEST 2005


On 6/23/05, Adam Lackorzynski <adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de> wrote:
> 
> 
> Sure it has, I never said something else.


;) 

To switch the refreshing off, use
> 
> video=l4fb:refreshsleep:0
> 
> at the kernel command line.
> 
> If you don't compile the driver in you won't see anything when using
> l4con.


OK, that works as far as CPU usage is concerned, but (as advertised) I now 
no longer get any updates in my L4Linux console (i.e. it is blank 
permanently), so it is not usable anymore. Is there any way to have a text 
L4Linux console which does not use up CPU, or should I just not ever switch 
focus to the L4Linux framebuffer console?
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