Subject: Re: hack proposal...
To: None <amiga-dev@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael L. Hitch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.