[AG-TECH] Re: Display Machine Performance

Robert Olson olson at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Mar 15 11:22:47 CST 2002

At 05:18 PM 3/15/2002 +0000, Osland, CD (Chris) wrote:
>Thanks to Art and Bob for relaying Gentner's replies.  To my
>simple way of thinking a process that is driving a single serial
>port at 9600 baud shouldn't be written in a way that hits another
>process that is handling 10s of Mbits/sec of video data quite
>happily, single processor or dual processor.  I'll get back to them
>myself and see whether there's a workaround.

Agreed ... I suspect they're doing is busy-polling the serial port, where 
they should just have it blocked on a read...


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