console getty uses 1.5% of CPU

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Apr 7 14:34:01 UTC 2021

Slawa Olhovchenkov writes:

> T.e. if all system eat 985 ticks of CPU each second and getty eat 15
> ticks of CPU each second -- top show 1.5% for getty.

That may be, but getty should not wake up at all in this situation,
it should be sleeping, waiting for modem-control signals.

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