Subject: Re: XFree86 and WSCONS
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/07/1999 13:06:24
On Sun, 7 Feb 1999, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:

: > With old servers, you'll only need to make some symlinks
: > /dev/ttyv* -> /dev/ttyE*.
: Well, last time I upgraded to -current, old servers didn't work
: with wscons even when those options were set

Did you make the ttyv* symlinks?  I was bit by this, but once I nuked the
old ttyv* nodes and made the links, all was happy.

: Is anybody working on adding "real" support for wscons into X so that
: the compat options won't be needed ?

Yes; the X servers to be compiled for 1.4 (and any compiled against
-current) have "real" wscons support.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.