Re: Kernels - What's in and what's out.

Alan Cox (
Fri, 10 May 1996 21:59:39 +0100 (BST)

> > What do you think pty's are for ;) - how do you think screen
> > and splitvt work.
> Last I heard, screen and splitvt didn't work all that well.

They work fine. I use them a lot.

> Do I lose voice recognition when I start up an SVGA DOOM?
> (hmmm, could DOOM even start?) What about X? I'd not want

If you tell X the console input is via a tty/pty pair its fine (X has
proper schems for this however already) via synthesised events.

DOOM tends to hit hardware and low level keyboard drivers - thats why
that sort of thing is bad.