Re: Kind of a newbie...

From: BeGirl (
Date: 2001-12-01 01:58:06

>Quite frankly, I don't know BeOS that well, but IIRC it is a modern OS
>using pre-emptive multitasking, which is the main culprit. In a pre-
>system, processes don't *yield* control, they *loose* it.

As I understand it, BeOS has a small time slice, so your program is 
interrupted more often, but less noticably. At the speeds you're 
transferring this data over the connection to the C64 at, does it 
really bother it to be interrupted for such a tiny period of time?

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