Subject: Re: pcvt and TIOCCONS
To: None <>
From: David Carrel <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/10/1996 14:24:49
Works fine for me.  Make sure you have read access to /dev/console.  (You
might need write access too.  It's been a while since I set this up.)
Under pcvt, you will log in on /dev/ttyv0 and only that will get chowned to


> I've noticed when I use the normal console driver on port-i386 that
> xterm -C works just fine under X  and I can redirect console output to
> an xterm. I've also noticed that under pcvt it doesn't seem to
> work. Looking at the code, I see no reason at all this should be the
> case. Am I crazy? It may be that I'm misdiagnosing some other problem
> and that it has nothing to do with pccons vs pcvt, but any light
> someone can help me shed on this would be appreciated.
> Perry