[Unix-jun72] boot_080511.tar.gz -- UNIX V1 bootstrap

Warren Toomey wkt at tuhs.org
Mon May 12 13:31:56 AEST 2008

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 11:47:21AM +1000, Warren Toomey wrote:
> Tim, the new boot method seems to make the output from the running kernel
> very sluggish, e.g. ls -l /bin takes ages to arrive. Can you do a quick
> compare old vs. new?

I take that back. I was ssh'd into my home machine and running simh over
the link. I think the output from the 1st Edition kernel comes out in
clumps (i.e. a small internal buffer's worth), and each clump was being
shipped over the link as a single TCP packet; hence I was seeing latency
between the clumps. My apologies.


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