On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, Richard Gooch wrote:
> James Simmons writes:
> > > This is against 2.2.14. Highlights of this release:
> > >
> > > - Ported devfs-patch-v99.10 to kernel 2.2.14
> > >
> > > - Moved /dev/tty0 to /dev/vc/0
> > Why did you move tty0 to vc/0 ? The console system will be changing
> > for 2.5.X. It will become multihead aware which means that we might
> > end up with /dev/tty representing physical heads and /dev/vty to
> > represent virtual consoles.
> For consistency with the other virtual console devices. /dev/tty0
> right now is the "current virtual console". If the meaning of
> /dev/tty0 is later changed, that bridge will be crossed when the time
> comes. The way I've done it now is still correct, right?
Okay. I'm just curious. Where did you get the idea of using /dev/vc/ from.
Is this some sort of standard I'm unaware of ? What technical reason is
their for this move?
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