Subject: Re: 2 simple questions followup...
To: John Kohl <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- Iowa State University <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/10/1994 22:33:52
>>>>>> "Michael" == Michael L VanLoon <> writes:

>Michael> life significantly easier for people who'd like to have incoming and
>Michael> outgoing things happening on their ports, without having to go throug
>Michael> the /etc/ttys / kill -HUP 1 contortions currently required (not to
>Michael> mention the sleep < /dev/ttyxx stuff.

John Kohl <> writes:
>Seems like a getty which camps out waiting for input, and then takes the
>lock before reading input (waiting and resetting if the lock is held),
>would do the trick.  No need for kernel hackery at all!

Did I just hear someone volunteer to write some software? ;-)

      Michael L. VanLoon               
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