Subject: Re: wscons versus X servers
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Todd Whitesel <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/05/1998 01:43:10
> Solution is to NOT run getty on one of wscons terminals
> (leave say /dev/ttyE7 unused). Xserver would pick that terminal 
> and not interfere with text.

I hope we still intend to address the underlying problem.
It is extremely unfriendly for the X server to fail in this way.

Why does the X server have to grab a terminal in the first place?
I would rather have it just redirect everything to syslog or
/var/log/xserver or something.

Todd Whitesel
toddpw @