Subject: Re: Kernel printf Question
To: Michael Teske <email@example.com>
From: Ron Roskens <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/04/1996 23:00:46
Thus spake Michael Teske:
> Does anybody know if there's a way to prevent kernel printf's from using
> The console output routines? Maybe there is a Flag somewhere to indicate
> that the console grf device is currently used otherwise?
> The actual problem is, that every kernel printf corrupts the display of
> the Xserver. I just finished a console driver and a blitter-supporting
> Xserver for the CV64, and that's the last problem (I know of :-).
> Another question: Is it possible to insert an console reinit at the point
> where the debugger is entered? Or is the system already too corrupted at
> that time? In the current implementation there is no way to read anything
> the debugger writes into the X display.
Have you tried using the "xconsole" command? This should redirect all console
output to a nice xwindow. Or you can use xterm -C to grab the console output.