svn commit: r195960 - in head/sys/dev/usb: . controller input

Alfred Perlstein alfred at
Sun Aug 2 19:29:03 UTC 2009

* Robert Watson <rwatson at> [090801 15:15] wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Aug 2009, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
> >>>This has slowed down core dumps very significantly.  What used to take 
> >>>10-15s on my system now takes around 3 minutes.  A simple test is to 
> >>>break into ddb and "call doadump" with or without this rev.  I have a 
> >>>serial console on this machine and so I can use ddb whether the attached 
> >>>USB keyboard works or not.
> >
> >It's because there is a DELAY(1000) in the UKBD's polling routine so that 
> >key- repeating will work, no magic.
> Given a choice between dumping 10x faster and having automatic key repeat 
> in DDB, I'd lean towards the former.  :-)

Robert, and *,

Hans should be back in a day or so to address this.  If critical I can
probably back out the offending code, but I think it makes sense to
wait a few days more for a more comprehensive fix.

- Alfred Perlstein
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