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Bug #8527

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tty buffer/queue sizes should be larger

Added by Rich Lowe about 5 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
kernel
Start date:
2017-07-24
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage
Gerrit CR:

Description

At present, we accept 256 bytes of input in cooked mode, and 512 in raw. 2K is a more usual amount.

I've hit these limits pretty regularly with automated processes, and a few times manually. The symptom of hitting the limit is usually your input being ignored, and a BEL being echoed back. For automated processes, especially, this is a real pain in the ass to diagnose.

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