Slow FreeBSD 5.3 console on Sparc Blade 100
kris at obsecurity.org
Sun Mar 20 15:09:01 PST 2005
On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 02:28:10PM +1030, Bevan Coleman wrote:
> I've just installed FreeBSD 5.3 onto a Sun Spac Blade 100 desktop
> machine and have found that the console is slow behond useability
> press key... wait 3 seconds...press next key....).
> OpenSSL and serial consoles are all fine with good performance, but I
> was hoping to be able to use X on this machine.
> Is this a know issue? or have I just not loaded the correct driver /
> used the correct kernel switch...?
You're using the openfirmware console, which is indeed extremely slow.
If you want to try syscons, see the freebsd-sparc64 mailing list
archives for extensive discussion.
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