Subject: Re: Amiga UNIX
To: None <amiga@NetBSD.ORG,>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: amiga
Date: 01/17/1996 14:06:42
Kolbjxrn Barmen <> wrote:
> Why isn't virtual consoles implemented ?

NetBSD/i386 does have virtual consoles (pcvt).

> How difficult would it be to implement it ?

For some reason, it's in the machine-dependant part of the source
tree. It does, partially at least, depend on pc style hardware,
but a part of it is ANSI style escape sequence processing. 

> Why do some people seem to prefer "screen" instead of virtual consoles ?

It works on all ports, and also on all your external terminals
(which are not consoles).

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