Subject: Re: hack proposal...
To: None <amiga-dev@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael L. Hitch <>
List: amiga-dev
Date: 12/05/1995 11:34:21
On Dec  5,  4:38pm, Niklas Hallqvist wrote:
> I'm getting frustrated quite often these days that we can't turn off
> gfx when dropping into DDB.  Myself, I just have too much other
> BSD-related projects.  If someone wants a little hack project, I
> suggest someone looks at switching the console to ite mode when
> entering DDB, if it's in gfx.  It shouldn't be too hard.

  I think a hook for this is already there.  The debugger entry in kdb_trap()
makes calls to cnpollc() to set polling mode, unblank video, etc.  The
Amiga has a dummy routine for itecnpollc() which could then call a
console-specific function to ensure switching back to a text console mode.